A Smiling Sun
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- Amy Moran
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Satellite imagery from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows the Sun in ultraviolet light colorized in light brown. Seen in ultraviolet light, the dark patches on the Sun are known as coronal holes and are regions where fast solar wind gushes out into space.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Amy Moran (GST) [Lead]
Datasets used in this visualization
Solar Dynamics Observatory Spacecraft Operations (A.K.A. Spacecraft Events)
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