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Spectacular Footage Captures a NASA Probe as it Touches the Sun for the First Time

 Science #sun #timelapse #video December 20, 2021 Grace Ebert  NASA marked an impressive milestone when its Parker Solar Probe was the first ever to touch the sun and return earlier this year, and footage from its historic mission offers a stunning glimpse at the massive star’s upper atmosphere. The black-and-white timelapse shows a …

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78,846 Photos of the Sun Are Stitched Together into a Mesmerizing Timelapse of Its Movements

 Photography Science #NASA #sun #timelapse #video November 19, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Using data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, filmmaker Seán Doran composed an entrancing timelpase of the sun’s glowing coronal loops during a month-long period. The video project compiles 78,846 ångström-171 photographs from August 2014 that show the bright, curved structures, which …

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Brilliant Solar Flares and the Northern Lights Appear in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year Shortlist

 Photography Science #astronomy #contests #space #stars #sun August 2, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Magnetic Field of our Active Sun” by Andrew McCarthy. All images courtesy of Royal Museums Greenwich, shared with permission A trippy shot of the psychedelic California Nebula, a panorama of the Milky Way sprawling above French lavender crops, and a phenomenal …

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A Gleaming Series of USPS Stamps Features a Decade of the Sun’s Phenomena

 Design Science #NASA #stamps #sun June 25, 2021 Grace Ebert NASA and the USPS have teamed up to release a glimmering series of stamps that celebrates some of the sun’s most alluring phenomena. Printed with a foil treatment, the ten designs are derived from a decade’s worth of images captured by the Solar Dynamics …

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