Latest Solar Dynamics Observatory Stories
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.
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.
On Feb. 11, 2010, NASA launched an unprecedented solar observatory into space.
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.
- Growing in low tufty patches.