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Rare Eclipse Will Make Sun Look Like 'Fat Banana' From Earth on Tuesday Morning
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, sun, moon, rare eclipse )

Ray
- 87 days ago - rt.com
A solar eclipse that occurs on average only once every 73 years may be perfectly witnessed only by penguins in Antarctica, while watchers in Australia will see the sun as a "super-fat banana".
Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

Kayleen
- 177 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Is Our Sun Falling Silent?
Science & Tech  (tags: solar physicist, space, sun, earth, science )

Ray
- 186 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire.
Solar Activity Not a Key Cause of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sun, solar, global warming )

Freya
- 210 days ago - spacedaily.com
Climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the sun, a new scientific study shows. The findings overturn a widely held scientific view that lengthy periods of warm and cold weather in the past might have been caused...
Part of Comet ISON Likely Survived After All
Science & Tech  (tags: comet, Comet ISON, nasa, space, research, astronomy, discovery, sun, solar wind, sun-grazing )

Michael
- 235 days ago - cbc.ca
At least part of comet ISON likely survived the comet's graze past the sun Thursday, a new scientific analysis shows, despite initial widespread agreement that the comet had likely been fried to bits.
Comet ISON Nears Sun for Thanksgiving Encounter in NASA Video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, research, nasa, interesting, Comets, Sun )

Dee
- 239 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A NASA spacecraft has captured its best video yet of the icy Comet ISON streaking toward a Thanksgiving Day encounter with a sun, a close shave that the comet might just not survive.
Sun's Magnetic Field Will Flip Soon (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, research, space, study, sun, flipping )

Giana
- 255 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should follow suit soon, scientists say.
Rare Hybrid Solar Eclipse to Appear Sunday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, eclipse, solar eclipse, annular eclipse, sun, moon, space, science )

Michael
- 265 days ago - cbc.ca
A rare "hybrid" solar eclipse will take place on Sunday morning starting at sunrise and will be visible as a partial eclipse in Eastern Canada.
Autumnal Equinox 2013: Why First Day Of Fall Arrives On September 22
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Autumnal Equinox, seasons, First day of Fall, Earth, Sun, rotation )

Diane
- 305 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The seasons will change this Sunday (Sept. 22), with the Northern Hemisphere moving into autumn and the South emerging from winter into spring.
Sun Will Flip Its Magnetic Field Soon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, nasa, news, study, space, sun, solar flip, interesting )

Giana
- 351 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The sun is gearing up for a major solar flip, NASA says. In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according new observations by NASA-supported observatories.
WHY the Sun Will Flip Its Magnetic Field Soon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, research, space, study, Sun )

Frans
- 352 days ago - za.news.yahoo.com
n an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according new observations by NASA-supported observatories....
Aphelion and Perihelion The Earth's Elliptical Orbit Around the Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, Sun, interesting, research, space, world )

Frans
- 355 days ago - geography.about.com
The earth's orbit around the sun is not a circle. The earth's orbit around the sun is slightly elliptical. Therefore, the distance between the earth and the sun varies throughout the year....
Interesting Facts About Our SUN
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Sun, interesting, research, space )

Frans
- 356 days ago - space-facts.com
The Sun or Sol, is the star at the centre of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth's climate and weather. The Sun is an almost perfect sphere with a difference of just 10km in diameter between the poles and the equator. The average radius ...
NASA Telescope Takes Aim at Sun's Temperature Shift
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, sun, nasa, space, astronomy, research, study, investigation, corona )

Michael
- 390 days ago - cbc.ca
NASA's newest satellite aims to solve a burning mystery about the sun's atmosphere, one that confounds scientists and seems to flout the laws of physics: why the temperature goes up as distance from the surface increases.
What You See When You Record The Sun For Three Years Straight?
Science & Tech  (tags: sun, astronomy, solarcycle, photography, star, highdefinitionphotographs, SDO, space )

BMutiny
- 419 days ago - urbantimes.co
(SDO) spent three years looking at the sun capturing two high definition images a day. When this virtually unbroken coverage is condensed into a three minute film, we get a stunning play-by-play of our star's rise towards solar maximum
 

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