Daily Archives: December 5, 2006

Solar Images from SOHO

So NASA has this great solar telescope in orbit with a massive ultraviolet telescope aboard.

[image of SOHO EIT telescope    without thermal insulation]

I am continually stunned by the amazing images it churns out on an almost daily basis. Check out these GIF movies at a couple of different filter wavelengths.

https://i1.wp.com/sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/LATEST/current_eit_284small.gif

https://i0.wp.com/sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/LATEST/current_eit_171small.gif

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