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solar physics

(study of the physics of the Sun)

Solar physics is the branch of astrophysics dealing with the Sun. In addition to the scientific interest in the Sun for its own sake, the Sun serves as the nearest and in many ways easiest to observe star, and also the study has practical value regarding the consequences of solar storms. Space and ground observatories/telescopes dedicated to Solar astronomy:



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