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Earth, Lunar Transits Observed On Same Day By NASA’s SDO
2013-03-12 10:01:36

On March 11, SDO was treated to two transits. Earth blocked SDO’s view of the sun from about 2:15 to 3:45 a.m. EDT. Later in the same day, from around 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. EDT, the moon moved in front of the sun for a partial eclipse.

Flare, Ejection And Rain All Caught In Spectacular Solar Show
2013-02-20 15:40:05

An eruption on the sun can be a beautiful, monstrous event, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has helped to bring these dangerous coronal mass ejections right to our computer screens.

Highlights For NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Third Year
2013-02-11 14:54:31

On Feb. 11, 2010, NASA launched an unprecedented solar observatory into space.

changing face of the sun
2013-01-23 18:53:22

When we take a glance at the sun, or sit down with paint to color the sky, we always see our home star as yellow, but the sun is full of much more diversity.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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