NASA Sun Data Helps New Model Predict Big Solar Flares

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:30 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: NASA Sun Data Helps New Model Predict Big Solar FlaresPortal origin nid: 463252Published: Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:36Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Using data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, scientists have developed a new model that successfully predicted seven of the Sun’s biggest flares from the last solar cycle, out of a set of nine. With more development, the model could be used to one day inform forecasts of these intense bursts of solar radiation.Portal image: A satellite image of the Sun, colorized in gold-purple. A bright burst of light shines from below the left horizon.

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