Latest Solar Dynamics Observatory Stories
A paper published in the Jan. 20th issue of Science raises an intriguing new possibility for astronomers: unearthing comet corpses in the solar wind. The new research is based on dramatic images of a comet disintegrating in the sun's atmosphere last July.
A subset of data that helps map out the sun's magnetic fields was recently released from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
On December 16, an armada of spacecraft witnessed something that many experts thought impossible. Comet Lovejoy flew through the hot atmosphere of the sun and emerged intact.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spotted one of the largest new sunspots to have appeared on the surface of the sun in years.
One hundred and fifty two years ago, a man in England named Richard Carrington discovered solar flares.
A third and fourth flare have erupted from sunspot 1283.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has provided scientists new information about solar flares indicating an increase in strength and longevity that is more than previously thought.
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