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Unraveling the Mystery of Slow Solar Wind: Insights from Solar Orbiter

Researchers have made progress in uncovering the enigmatic beginnings of the 'slow' solar wind.

Solar Orbiter found tiny jets could be the source of solar wind

Each jet lasts between 20 and 100 seconds, and expels plasma at around 100 km/s.

Solar snake spotted slithering across Sun’s surface

An intriguing new addition to the zoo of features.

Solar Orbiter shows the Sun like never seen before

The ESA-led mission is providing the most extraordinary insights into the Sun’s magnetic behavior.

Solar orbiter gives new insights into solar ‘campfires’

Solar Orbiter: Turning pictures into physics.

ESA/NASA’s Solar Orbiter snaps closest picture of the Sun

No other images of the Sun have been taken from such a close distance.

ESA’s Solar Orbiter launched successfully

Solar Orbiter will address big questions in Solar System science to help us understand how our star creates and controls the giant bubble of plasma that surrounds the whole Solar System and influences the planets within it. It is an ESA mission with strong NASA participation.

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