07 December 2007
Vol 318, Issue 5856

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COVER An x-ray image of the Sun's corona, showing a jet streaming from within the north polar coronal hole. A special section beginning on page 1571 presents findings from the Hinode spacecraft launched by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency in September 2006. Image: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; JAXA; National Astronomical Observatory of Japan; ESA