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Something new spotted on the Sun

One day in the fall of 2011 a solar scientist did what he always does – look through the daily images of the sun from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. But on this day he saw something he'd never noticed before: A pattern of cells with bright centers and dark boundaries occurring in the sun's atmosphere, the corona.
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SOL -Up Close from the Solar Dynamics Observatory

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (5 years ago)

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NASA's new eye on the sun delivers stunning first images

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

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Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

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