Sun  ID: 20118

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)

SDO is designed to help us understand the Sun's influence on Earth and Near-Earth space by studying the solar atmosphere on small scales of space and time and in many wavelengths simultaneously.

Animation Credits

Chris Meaney (HTSI): Lead Animator
Ryan Zuber (UMBC): Animator
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO
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This item is part of these series:
SDO Pre-launch
SDO - Animations
Astrophysics Stills

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Spacecraft
SVS >> Sun
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
NASA Science >> Sun