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Of Nearly Two Dozen Active Solar Missions, These Three Provide The Most Insight Into The Sun

Hinode
Launch: September 2006
Organization: JAXA
Mission Objective: To study the Sun’s magnetic field and how it impacts solar eruptions
Instruments on board: Solar Optical Telescope, EUV Imaging Spectrometer, X-Ray Telescope
Status: Recently discovered the source origin of three tracked Sola...


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