Tagged: Sun

NASA’s SDO unveils early terrifying images of the sun

This might be the worst place in our solar system, but the magnificent beauty of sun is captivating. These images are taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, which is said to be ten times better that 1080p television, four times the resolution of the previous king of the Sun observers, the STEREO spacecraft in quality. SDO is the most finest in its class and will study the magnetic field of the sun for the next five years. We hope soon many unknown mysteries about the sun will be unveiled. Take a look at the marvelous images and the...

Clearest images of Corona ever taken during solar eclipse

Here are few spectacular images of the corona, the outer magnetic field of sun, which is in the form of a shell of super-hot gas. It is hard to imagine a temperature of around 2,000,000c in general and much harder to see it due to unbearable brightness. But, the eclipse hunter Miloslav Druckmuller provided these stunning images which he took on the Marshall Islands in July 2009.