Wednesday, February 9, 2011

360 Degree View Of The Entire Sun | Stereo Images Of The Entire Sun

360 sun view

On Feb. 6th, NASA’s twin STEREO probes moved into position on opposite sides of the sun, and they are now beaming back uninterrupted images of the entire star—front and back.

stereo images entire sun

"For the first time ever, we can watch solar activity in its full 3-dimensional glory," says Angelos Vourlidas, a member of the STEREO science team at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, DC.

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