Hinode Sees Mysterious Solar Micro-Flares

In this solar micro-flares worksheet, students read about the X-ray bright spots that the Hinode satellite's X-ray Telescope detected on the sun's surface. Students determine the scale of the image, the dimensions of the smallest bright point in the image and the number of bright points on the entire solar surface assuming the image is typical of the solar surface.

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