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Puffing Sun

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: , , , , , |0 Comments

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: , , , |0 Comments

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: , , , , |0 Comments

First moments of a Solar Flare

First moments of a Solar Flare

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, on Feb. 24, 2014, peaking at 7:49 p.m. EST. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), captured images of the event, in different wavelengths of light.   Image © NASA/SDO

By |February 26, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Solar eclipse from space

Solar eclipse from space 1

On Jan. 30, 2014, beginning at 8:31 a.m EST, the moon moved between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, and the sun, giving the observatory a view of a partial solar eclipse from space.   Take a look at the video…

By |January 31, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sun’s Rainbow of Wavelengths

Sun's Rainbow of Wavelengths

A new image taken from a NASA movie of the sun based on data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, showing the wide range of wavelengths – invisible to the naked eye – that the telescope can view.    Watch the video…

By |December 19, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Moon and Sun from space

The Moon and Sun from space

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, two or three times a year, observes the moon traveling across the sun, blocking its view. While this obscures solar observations for a short while, it offers the chance for an interesting view of the shadow of the moon.    Image © NASA/SDO/LRO/GSFC

By |June 15, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

A composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It reveals the zones on the Sun where active regions are most common during this part of the solar cycle.      Have a look at the video…   Image © NASA/SDO/AIA/S. Wiessinger

By |April 29, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Sun’s Most Powerful Solar Flare of the Year

Sun's Most Powerful Solar Flare of the Year

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an M6.5 class flare at 3:16 am EDT on April 11, 2013. This image shows a combination of light in wavelengths of 131 and 171 Angstroms.    Image © NASA/SDO

By |April 14, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What If The Sun Disappeared?

What If The Sun Disappeared

What would happen if the Sun disappeared? In the video you will find out how much we and all planets are dependent from the Sun and more!    Check out the video…     Image © NASA SDO

By |April 1, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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