Sun  ID: 2656

Zoom-out from the Sun

A close-up view of a sunspot group with faculae and pull-out to show the entire Sun.

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
William R. Ochs (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Robert F. Cahalan (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Gary Rottman (University of Colorado/LASP): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio. Source data courtesy of HAO and NSO PSPT project team. HAO is a division of the National Center for Atmospheric Research which is supported by the National Science Foundation.Special thanks to Vanessa George (University of Colorado/LASP) and Randy Meisner(Michigan State University)

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Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE)

Data Used:
PSPT/CaIIK camera
The SORCE mission (launched January 23, 2003) will study the variability of the Sun and its impact on the Earth"s Climate.
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

This item is part of this series:
SORCE Prelaunch

SVS >> Faculae
DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Sunspots
NASA Science >> Sun

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version