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NASA looks directly at the sun so you don't have to, and it's gorgeous

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in orbit keeps a constant vigil on the Sun to help us understand how solar variations impact life on Earth. Launched in 2010, the SDO is part of NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program. NASA just released this magnificent 4K video shot by the SDO of our star's nuclear fire. It's titled "Thermonuclear Art."

Filament 50 Earths wide snakes across the sun

4 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches sight of an extremely long filament of solar material in the form of a long, dark tendril across the sun's surface.

Hole In The Sun Is 50 Earths Wide And Creating Solar Tornadoes

A hole in the sun is the size of 50 Earths and has sparked an “ultrafast” solar wind for several days. New images from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory orbiting system, the massive gaping sun hole is invisible to the human eye. Images of the break in the topmost layer of the sun were taken utilizing... Show More Summary

NASA launches website hosting stunning, regularly updated Earth imagery

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has launched a new website allowing the public to view images snapped by its Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite. The service will provide multiple shots of stunning Earth imagery seven days a week, mere hours after...Show More Summary

WATCH: NASA releases dramatic video of solar winds and a massive coronal hole larger than 50 Earths

last monthNews : The Raw Story

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory released dramatic video this week showing a very active sun sporting an enormous coronal hole along with a mass of solar material lifting off the sun’s surface and swirling about. According to NASA, the coronal hole is larger than 50 Earths and covers...

A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing material into space at tremendous speeds. It may look terrifying, but astronomers say it’s nothing to worry about. Read more...

The Only Border That Glows Orange from Space

The border between India and Pakistan is one of the few international boundaries that can be easily identified from space.NASA's Earth Observatory shared a nighttime image of the international border that divides India and Pakistan.The...Show More Summary

The divide between India and Pakistan is so deep you can see it from space

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

See that border between India and Pakistan? Well, it's one of the very few international boundaries that can be seen at night, according to NASA's Earth Observatory. The satellite image was released by NASA last month and posted on the organization's Facebook page two days ago. The post has gone viral, with more than 17,000 shares. […]

Image of the Day: Mars' Ancient Sea --"Larger Than Earth's Arctic Ocean"

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet’s atmosphere. Scientists have been searching for answers to why this vast water supply...

NASA’s Photo of India-Pakistan Border Fence at Night Goes Viral

NASA posted a photo Sunday of the Indian Border fence lit up at night. NASAEarth Observatory The border... The post NASA’s Photo of India-Pakistan Border Fence at Night Goes Viral appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Bloom With a View. Two of Them, in Fact.

Oh, I do so love a coincidence. And when it’s about imaging Earth from space, that’s even better. I subscribe to NASA’s Earth Observatory Image of the Day (and you should, too!), which, oddly enough, posts an image of Earth every day. Show More Summary

This Photo of an Airplane Flying Over the Bahamas Was Shot From the ISS 

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Earlier this week, NASA’s Earth Observatory shared a beautiful photo of the Bahamas. While the landscape is majestic and all, PetaPixel points out that the coolest thing about the photo wasn’t immediately evident. Read more...

Observatory: Earth Blamed for Cracks in Moon

According to a new study, images taken by NASA’s lunar orbiter showed more than 3,200 ridges in the moon, which was found to be 50 yards thinner.

NASA spacecraft captures rare double eclipse of the sun

First the Earth and then the moon recently blocked the sun's light from the point of view of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura boldly goes to see deep space

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols came back to Earth yesterday after a flight to see the Final Frontier aboard a NASA observatory. Nichelle, 82, who...Show More Summary

NASA Captures First Photo of Double Solar Eclipse

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory was photobombed a couple days ago, and shared a photo of the event. They explained that "though SDO sees dozens of Earth eclipses and several lunar transits each year, this is the first time ever that the two have coincided."

Earth and moon 'double photobomb' of the sun is a NASA rarity

For the first time ever, the Earth and moon pair up to get in the way of the Solar Dynamic Observatory's view of the sun.

NASA Captures Footage Of Gigantic Sun Tornado

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Tornadoes on Earth got nothing on this furious funnel. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured footage of a "complex mass of plasma" on the sun that gyrated at a temperature of 5 million degrees Fahrenheit. According to, so-called solar tornadoes can spin faster than 180,000 miles an hour. Show More Summary

Tornado of 5 million degree plasma on the sun is bigger than the Earth

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) watched the Sun’s magnetic forces twist and turn enormous plumes of superheated plasma in a tornado that is larger than the Earth. The particles observed by SDO – mostly iron – were measured at a blazing 5 million degrees. (2.8 million degrees C.) A small, but complex mass of plasma…

EPIC pictures of the Earth

This is a picture of our earth taken by NASA’s DSCOVR – Deep Space Climate Observatory – spacecraft which is parked in the L1 Lagrange point to observe the sun and the earth. This color image of Earth was taken … Continue reading ?

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