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Towards ever smaller length scales

Determining the real scale of structures in the Sun's corona has proved difficult because of limited spatial resolution. Now high-resolution imaging has allowed dynamic structures on scales of 150 kilometres to be observed. See Letter p.501

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Figure 1: Small structure in the corona.

Image prepared by J. Cirtain and A. Winebarger.

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