Viewing the Sun in a Whole New Way

I’m too busy nowadays to write, but when I saw this today, I can’t resist not to post it…

All I can say is just WOW!

This image was the first light for the Solar Dynamics Observatory or SDO, launched less than 3 months ago. SDO is the most advanced spacecraft ever designed to study the Sun, and the images it returned so far proved that it is.

WOW! Just look at how the materials blow up and then rain back down onto the Sun’s surface. No wonder they call SDO “Hubble for the Sun”!


You can read more about SDO at Science@NASA:

First Light for the SDO

SDO Observes Massive Eruption, Scorching Rain


~ by thChieh on April 30, 2010.

One Response to “Viewing the Sun in a Whole New Way”

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