Saturday, July 15, 2006

Summer Sizzle

You think it's hot here. Cosmic Variance has this remarkable ultraviolet image of the sun from NASA:
It’s a false-color image of the Sun in ultraviolet (click for better resolution). Put together using data from TRACE, a NASA Small Explorer satellite. You’re seeing the bubbling gas of the solar corona looping along magnetic fields.
Keep cool.


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