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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|Astronomy|

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|Astronomy|

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|Astronomy|

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|Astronomy|

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

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|Astronomy|

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

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

Surface of the Sun as you’ve Never Seen It

Surface of the Sun

This extraordinary 3 min video looks back on the 3rd year of operation of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Since its launch in 2010, SDO’s data and imagery have exceeded everyone’s hopes and expectations, providing stunningly detailed views of the sun.   Watch the stunning video…

By |February 21, 2013|Astronomy|

Magnetic Loops on the Sun

Magnetic Loops on the Sun

This image of magnetic loops (like flux ropes) on the sun, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). It has been processed to highlight the edges of each loop to make the structure more clear.  Image © NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO

By |February 17, 2013|Astronomy|
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