Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Images of the Sun taken by the Transition Region and Coronal Explorer

From Digg.com. Impressive images. Looks toasty!

As of May, 1999 TRACE has taken over 1.5 million images of various solar features in coordination with SOHO and other solar observatories around the world. Detector degradation has been unexpectedly light providing scientists with the hope of several more years of good seeing.

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1 comment:

Zeno Cosini said...

Fucking amazing. *clears throat* - the images of the filaments surrounding solar flares, especially the one labelled as "activated filament."