A Smiling Sun
Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the Sun from October, 2022
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 (Global Science and Technology, Inc.) [Lead]
Datasets used in this visualization
Solar Dynamics Observatory Spacecraft Operations (Spacecraft Events)ID: 1068Event List JSOC
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