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Solar Energetic Particles and CMEs

This animation shows a CME erupting off of the Sun and the energetic particles racing ahead of the CME and how they react with the Earth's magnetic field and Mars' magnetic field.

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Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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SVS >> Earth
SVS >> Magnetic Fields
SVS >> Mars
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Coronal Mass Ejections

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version