Monday, July 10, 2006

Dark Sizzling Sun

Another cool pic for a hot summer day: this is the sun, photographed in three colors of ultra-violet light. Its surface bubbles as hydrogen streams along looped and tangled magnetic fields. Doesn't this make you want to pack a picnic and head out for the beach?

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Credit: TRACE Project--Stanford-Lockheed Institute for Space Research, NASA


Nienke Hinton said...

That is incredibly beautiful.

liz elayne said...

oh this is very cool. i will have to share it with my husband (the physics teacher).

westcoastmama said...

What an ispirational very pretty

pepektheassassin said...

Hi, y'all! Thanks for looking. Glad to see you.