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NASA Fermi Gamma-Ray Telescope Detects Gamma Rays Emitted by Solar Flares on the Far Side of the Sun



NASA Animation showing how gamma rays emitted by solar flares on the farside of the sun travel along magnetic field lines to the nearside of the sun where spacecraft like NASA's Fermi Gamma Ray telescope and the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Visualizations/Animatosn by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Media Studios

Francis Reddy (Syneren Technologies): Lead Science Writer

Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Lead Producer

Tom Bridgman (GST): Data Visualizer

Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Animator


(Total Run Time: 2 min 38 seconds)