On Halloween, an image from NASA shows a very spooky sun.
In the remarkable image, the sun bears a striking resemblance to a lantern. In an email to Fox News, NASA compared an image of the sun to a “giant pumpkin floating in space”.
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NASA explained in a post on its website October 8, 2014: “Zones of active sun combined to look like the face of a lantern on October 8, 2014. “Active regions appear brighter because they are regions that emit more light and energy – markers of a set of complex and intense magnetic fields suspended in the sun̵7;s atmosphere. , corona. “
“This image combines two sets of wavelengths at 171 and 193 angstroms, often colored in gold and gold, to create a distinctive Halloween-like look,” the space agency said. know more.
Angstrom measurements are used for wavelengths of light. “This image is a blend of angstrom 171 and 193 light captured by the Solar Dynamo Observatory,” explained NASA in the post.
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Earlier this year, NASA released a stunning 61-minute time-lapse video showing a decade of the sun’s existence. The video was created from images taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamo Observatory.
The space agency has released a time-lapse video to mark SDO’s 10th year in space. During space activity, SDO has also observed solar tornadoes, giant waves in the plasma on the surface of the sun, polar coronation holes, and magnetic explosions.
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The Earth’s star continues to reveal its secrets. NASA’s $ 1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe mission, carried out in 2018, has brought humanity closer to the sun than ever before, and a spacecraft is helping scientists unravel the star new.
Fox News’s Chris Ciaccia contributed to this article. Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers