Mysteries of the Sun
by Ginger Butcher
Publisher: NASA 2011
Number of pages: 20
This unique NASA resource introduces Heliophysics: the study of the Sun's influence throughout the solar system and, in particular, its connection to the Earth and the Earth's extended space environment. Learn about topics such as Space Weather, Solar Variability, the Heliosphere, Earth's Magnetosphere, and the Earth's Upper Atmosphere.
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