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New Solar Orbiter data reveals the sun at its quietest


Three of the Solar Orbiter spacecraft’s instruments, including Imperial’s magnetometer, have released their first data. The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft launched in February 2020 on its mission to study to Sun and it began collecting science data in June. Now, three of its ten instruments have released their first tranche of data, revealing the state…

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