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This is an X-ray image of the Sun taken with the Soft X-Ray Telescope (SXT) on the orbiting Yohkoh satellite. This particular image was taken on November 23, 1999.
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ISAS/Yohkoh team/Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory

X-ray Radiation

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