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Solar Energetic Particle

(SEP)
(high-energy particles from the Sun)

A Solar Energetic Particle (SEP) is proton, electron, Helium (He) ion or HZE Ion (Metal nucleus with no electron) at high energy levels, e.g., 80% the speed of light or 40 MeV.


(Sun,particles,ion)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_energetic_particles

Referenced by:
Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE)

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