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Tag Archives: Sun
As you might have seen elsewhere, there was a spectacular solar flare on June 7 caught on camera by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). Unusually for such a powerful event, the ejected material fell back onto the surface of the … Continue reading
NASA has published this remarkable side by side video comparison of solar activity in 2008 and 2011. Ignore the obvious – the sun didn’t change colour. The earlier captures were from the SoHo spacecraft, the latter the Solar Dynamics Observatory. … Continue reading
Last post on this I promise. NASA has added an image of the Earth to a still from their incredible SDO, solar prominence video, so you get some idea of the mind blowing scale of the eruption. Toasty!
On the same theme, on February 24, 2011 NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) caught the incredible details of a massive solar prominence, almost edge on as it erupted out of the sun. The erupting plasma swirled and twisted over a … Continue reading
NASA has released a 360 degree video of the sun. The first time the far side has been imaged, and the first time Scientists have had a complete view of the star. This is thanks to NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations … Continue reading