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written by David Stern
This web page provides an introduction to the Sun and some properties of the solar atmosphere. Discussed briefly are sun spots, the corona, and the solar wind. Links to much more extensive discussions of these topics are provided as part of a large web site "
The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere". A Spanish translation is available.
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- The Sun
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© 1996 David P. Stern
corona, solar plasma, solar wind
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D. Stern, (1996), WWW Document, (
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Stern, D. (2004, June 5). The Sun. Retrieved August 15, 2022, from
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Stern, David. The Sun. June 5, 2004. (accessed 15 August 2022).
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Stern, David. The Sun. 1996. 5 June 2004. 15 Aug. 2022 <>.
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