Magnificent time lapse sequences of the sun’s atmosphere observed by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft between 2011 and 2015.

By |April 9, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

5 years Solar time-lapse

Solar flare

This time-lapse video, by Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) that celebrates its 5th anniversary since it launched on February 11, 2010, captures one frame every 8 hours…

By |February 17, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Sun shines in High-Energy X-rays

Sun in High-Energy X-rays

A stunning image of the Sun in ultraviolet light, shown in a red hue as taken by the orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

By |December 29, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A timelapse of the Sun in 4K

the Sun in the ultraviolet 304 ångström wavelength

The timelapse of the Sun in the ultraviolet 304 ångström wavelength, composed of more than 17,000 images, 72 GB of data produced by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

By |November 25, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |

Sharper Solar Flare

Solar active region AR2192

Sun’s Solar active region AR2192 produced a whopping six energetic X-class flares at the end of October, the largest recorded sunspot group of the last 24 years.

By |November 23, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Sun as a Work of Art

Sun as a Work of Art

Using a combination of two images from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), astrophotographer Rick Ellis from Toronto, Canada, created this work of art Sun by using a series of photoshop filters and effects.   Image © Rick Ellis

By |September 12, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Modern Art|Tags: , , , , |

Lunar Transit by Solar Dynamics Observatory

Lunar Transit

The moon crossed between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the sun, a phenomenon called a lunar transit.

By |July 30, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |

Puffing Sun


An unusual series of impressive eruptions spotted by a suite of NASA’s sun-gazing spacecraft, in which a series of fast puffs forced the slow ejection of a massive burst of solar material from the sun’s atmosphere.    Image © Alzate/SDO

By |June 30, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

Enormous stream of plasma burst out from the Sun

plasma burst out from the Sun

An enormous stream of plasma burst out from the Sun, but since it lacked enough force to break away, most of it fell back into the sun.   Watch the video…

By |June 17, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Watch the Sun Rotating

the Sun Rotating

This sequence displays the Sun rotating, made by NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory – SDO images during the month of January, 2014.  Watch the video…

By |March 12, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |