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Japan's Hinode solar observatory celebrates 10 years in space - Watch video

Japan's Hinode solar observatory celebrates 10 years in space - Watch video

Hinode, a joint mission of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA, has provided amazing imagery and valuable insight into our star – and others throughout the universe – ever since.

NASA missions decode intense solar flares from 2 spots in space!

NASA missions decode intense solar flares from 2 spots in space!

A "current sheet" is a very fast and flat flow of electrically-charged material, defined in part by its extreme thinness compared to its length and width.