Monday, May 03, 2010

The Solar Dynamics Observatory

You think it was hot here this weekend?
The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured this ultraviolet image of solar flares on March 30. The SDO was launched in February and is safely parked in geosynchronous orbit, where it will gather data on how the Sun's activity affects the Earth.

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