First Photos From NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory

The first photographs from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory were released this week.  In this photo, you can seen a huge loop of material shooting up from the sun’s surface.  This is known as a prominence eruption.

Image credit: NASA

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One Comment on “First Photos From NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory”


  1. Holy cow! That photo is amazing. I thought I was looking at the outside of some microscopic particle at first.


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