NASA On Air: NASA's SDO Satellite Captures HD Time Lapse Of The Sun (2/12/2016)
LEAD: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches the sun in HD video.
1: Images shown here are in the extreme ultraviolet range.
2: The temperature of the solar material is near 1 million degrees F.
3: It's easy to see the sun's rotation, 1 full rotation every 25 days.
TAG: Scientists study these images to better understand the solar flares and solar explosions called coronal mass ejections that can sometimes disrupt our technology such as GPS systems.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center