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The Sun, our nearest star, will be studied in unprecedented detail when the European Space Agency's SOHO spacecraft is launched by NASA later this year. The name SOHO is an acronym for the SOlar and Heliospheric Observatory. SOHO was also a medieval Anglo-French hunting cry; but this time the hunt is for answers to basic questions about the sun.
Published: 31 October 1995
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