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Staring at the sun

Coronal loops seen over a sunspot group

Staring at the sun. NASA/SDO revealed this amazing image showing coronal loops seen over a sunspot group.

 

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By |May 23, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Cinco de Mayo Solar Flare

Sun's Cinco de Mayo Solar Flare

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured these images of the significant ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Solar Flare, peaking at 6:11 p.m. EDT on May 5, 2015.

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By |May 7, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

SUN

Sun

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

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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…

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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).

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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).

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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.

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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

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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.

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

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

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