SOHO Pick of the Week - 2 Oct 2001: Long Proton Event

Status Report From: Goddard Space Flight Center
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2001

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A solar flare and coronal mass ejection began a high energy proton event that pelted the SOHO spacecraft for over three days (September 24-26, 2001). The sun is observed in extreme ultraviolet light - the proton hits appear as white snowy particles.

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