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The Sun Today
Current observations of the Sun as seen by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) & the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO).
The Sun emits light in all colors. Specialized instruments can observe light far beyond the ranges visible to the naked eye. The “false colors” are chosen to best highlight features in each wavelength.
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Photo Credit: Credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory