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How cool do these loops look?! Pic from today:

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Two large prominences rose from the Sun's surface on Monday. See pic:

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60% chance of M-class flares! We're watching sunspot AR1654- see it here!

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The Sun is covered in #sunspots today! Check them out.

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There's a large coronal hole on the Sun today. A solar wind stream from it could reach Earth over the weekend.

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Check out monster sunspot AR1476 (top left)! #NOAA predicts a 70% chance of M-class flares today.

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Astronomy week in Anchorage begins on June 9th! Meet scientists and participate in hands-on activities! #AAS #STEM

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The team #SpotTheShuttle Yeah! #Discovery

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Another still of today's eruption in different wavelengths of EUV. Still waiting for the event to end for a movie

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Great eruption happening on the sun now. Stay tuned for the movie #NASA #SUN

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The Sun is quiet right now. No sunspots!

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A huge coronal hole! A solar wind stream flowing from this area may reach Earth this weekend.

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Whoa, check out the coronal hole in this image. This was the Sun just 30 minutes ago!

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Yesterday's Lunar Transit could only be seen from space. Good thing we have SDO!

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The Sun is quiet today, but it's still amazing to look at!

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We love SDO so much that we made a Lego version!

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Check out today's Sun! #NOAA predicts a 50% chance of M-class flares today.

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See Comet Lovejoy's journey past the sun through #NASA STEREO's eyes.

See Comet Lovejoy's journey past the sun through #NASA STEREO's eyes.

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If you're in San Francisco on Sunday, join us at Exploration Station from 1-5pm. Come do fun, hands-on activities & meet an astronaut!

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One of our SDO posters was on last week's episode of The #BigBangTheory!

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