Status Report

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

By SpaceRef Editor
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.

SpaceRef staff editor.