A Bit of Winter Sun

On the off chance that winter has been too long and you haven’t seen the Sun in a while, rest assured: it’s been busy! I just came across this fantastic compilation of greatest hits from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, created by Goddard Space Flight Center. The whole thing is worth watching, but just past the 2:20 mark, you can watch the transit of Venus in multiple bands of UV light– a reminder of how our star affects us here on Earth.

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One Response to A Bit of Winter Sun

  1. Jason Bishop says:

    Thank you for posting that wonderful vid displaying our beautiful sun in an alternative wavelength. ….Having just stumbled across this site in an attempt to learn more about our fabulous scientists, I consider myself a little luckier and more inspired this evening. thanx-1×1000000000-1

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