Solar Physics - The Sun right now!
With space-based observatories providing continuous coverage, it is now possible to observe the Sun 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Below you can see the latest observations of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Place your mouse over one of the thumbnails to change the main image, and click on a thumbnail to see a higher-resolution version.
Header Image : Simulated Nanoparticle (Marco Pinna, Joe Smerdon), Solar disk with SDO (NASA UClan SDO archive), V838 Monocerotis (NASA/STScl), NGC7424 (Gemini Observatory), M74 (NASA Hubble Space Telescope) NASA,and ESA ; and solar plume courtesy of SOHO /EIT consortium
Author: DS Brown, Last Updated: 17 January 2014, 16:05