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Scientists Gaze Inside Sun, Predict Next Solar Cycle
03.06.06
 



* * * * Download SOHO Solar Cycle TIFF Image (2 meg). Credit: NASA/ESA * * * *



Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta / Living With a Star Lead Program Scientist, Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters


Richard Behnke, director of NSF Upper Atmospheric Research Section, NSF, Arlington, Virginia


Dr. Mausumi Dikpati / Research Scientist / High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); Boulder, Colo

Solar Cycle
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Left video: Item 1: The Solar Cycle
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Item2:
Butterfly Diagram
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Item 3:
Prediction PlotClick on image for large resolution




Item 4:
Cycle Diagram
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Joe Kunches / Chief of Forecast and Analysis Branch / NOAA Space Environment Center (SEC), Boulder, Colo


Solar Cycle Astronauts
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Left video: Item 5: Astronauts
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SolarCycle SEP At Earth
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Left animation: Item 6: SEP At Earth
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Dr. David Hathaway / NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Huntsville, Ala


Item 7:
Butterfly Diagram
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Item 8:
Magnetic Butterfly Diagram

Longitudinally Averaged Magnetic Field
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Item 9:
Cycle 23-24 Sunspot Number Prediction (March2006)
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Solar Magnetism
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Left video: Item 10: Solar Magnetism
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Additional Media:
SOHO Image Of The Sun
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Left video: Samples from 10 Years of EIT Observations (1996-2005)
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Solar Cycle CME Explosion
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Left animation: CME Explosion
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SolarCycle CME Reconnection
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Left animation: CME Reconnection
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Current Fleet
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Left animation: Current Fleet
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Solar Cycle Full Disk Soundtrack
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Left video: Full Disk Soundtrack
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Left video: Multi Mission
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SolarCycle Multi Sun Zoom
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Left video: Multi Sun Zoom
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Solar Cycle Old Sun New Sun
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Left video: Old Sun New Sun
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Solar Cycle Rhessi Sunspot
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Left video: Rhessi Sunspot
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Solar Cycle SOHO Spacecraft
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Left animation: SOHO Spacecraft
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Solar Cycle Solar Region Format
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Left animation: Solar Region Formation
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Solar Cycle STEREO 1
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Left animation: STEREO 1
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Solar Cycle STEREO2
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Left animation: STEREO 2
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Solar Cycle STEREO 3
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Left animation: STEREO 3
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SolarCycleSTEREO4
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Left animation: STEREO 4
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SolarCycleSTEREO5
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Left animation: STEREO 5
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SolarCycleSunspots
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Left video: Sunspots
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SolarCycleTRACE_Flare1
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Left video: TRACE Flare 1
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Left video: TRACE Flare 2
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SolarCycleTraceSunspot
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Left video: Trace Sunspot
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