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NASA | Thermonuclear Art – The Sun In Ultra-HD (4K)



NASA Goddard Science-Technology 2015-11-01 - 13:00:00

"It’s always shining, always ablaze with light and energy that drive weather, biology and more. In addition to keeping life alive on Earth, the sun also sends out a constant flow of particles called the solar wind, and it occasionally erupts with giant clouds of solar material, called coronal mass ejections, or explosions of X-rays called solar flares. These events can rattle our space environment out to the very edges of our solar system. In space, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, keeps an eye on our nearest star 24/7. SDO captures images of the sun in 10 different wavelengths, each of which helps highlight a different temperature of solar material. In this video, we experience SDO images of the sun in unprecedented detail. Presented in ultra-high definition, the video presents the dance of the ultra-hot material on our life-giving star in extraordinary detail, offering an intimate view of the grand forces of the solar system. Credit: NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12034 Like our videos? Subscribe to NASAs Goddard Shorts HD podcast: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/iTunes/f0004_index.html Or find NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NASA.GSFC Or find us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NASAGoddard Music tracks in the order they appear from the album Deep Venture Northern Stargazer Negative Thermal Expansion Photophore Osedax Retroreflector All tracks written and produced by Lars Leonhard http://www.lars-leonhard.de/"



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