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
The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean in this beautiful scene photographed by one of the Expedition 35 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station between 4 and 5 a.m. local time, May 5, 2013. Image © NASA
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
We find out that earth is not the center of the universe and from the 17th century that the Sun is not the center of our galaxy (Milky Way). Today we know that our galaxy is part of a growing universe with billions of galaxies, containing billions of Suns (Stars).
The images after the jump explain our place in the universe with a very easy way.
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 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