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News Release 06-095

Scientists Accurately Simulate Appearance of Sun's Corona During Eclipse

Result heralds new era in space weather prediction

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Scientists simulated the appearance of the Sun's corona during a March, 2006, solar eclipse.

A composite of three images, this shows the March 29, 2006 solar eclipse.

Credit: Williams College Eclipse Expedition, with support from NSF/NASA/National Geographic; SOHO, supported by NASA and ESA.

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