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Last Post 10/28/2014 12:20 PM by  Dawn Myers
Ascertaining facts about the sun
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10/28/2014 7:51 AM
    How do scientists ascertain things like what the sun is made of? Or that it has layers and how they behave ?

    Dawn Myers

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    10/28/2014 12:20 PM
    Scientists use the various solar observing satellites and ground observatories to determine what the Sun is made of and how it behaves. All the different instruments we have observing the Sun either look at it in different wavelengths or different types of data. We use all of this data and then add it to different models to help us get a more complete picture of the Sun. There is still more to learn though!
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