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2nd huge eruption from the sun hammers Venus

Earth’s sister planet Venus is experiencing a bout of extreme space weather this week after a giant sunspot, not visible from Earth, expelled an enormous plasma burst toward the scorching-hot planet. 

On Monday (Sept. 5), NASA’s STEREO-A sun-watching spacecraft spotted a coronal mass ejection (CME), a cloud of charged particles erupting from the upper layer of the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, emerge from behind the sun, SpaceWeather.com (opens in new tab) reported.

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