Picture of the Day

10 Mar 2011


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"Alan used a filter that lets through only a very narrow wavelength of light emitted by hydrogen (called Hα for those of you keeping track at home), so this tracks the activity of gas on the solar surface. He also inverts the image of the solar disk (makes it a negative) to increase contrast. Somehow this adds a three-dimensional quality to the picture, and reveals an amazing amount of texture." [Discovermagazine]

 

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ash 9 year s ago
NOW I'M HORNY!
       
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KungFu Grip 9 year s ago
amazing
       
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Peanut 9 year s ago
Best picture of the sun, ever. It really gives you an idea what it looks like.
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 9 year s ago
shine on
       
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Buy software 9 year s ago
WuzIOB Edidn`t think about that. I'll tell my mother, she won`t believe it..!
       
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