Latest topics
Who is online?

You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » SOLAR & PLANETARY ALERTS & INFO » ATMOSPHERIC CHANGES » 'Blue Sun Bursting'

'Blue Sun Bursting'

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1 'Blue Sun Bursting' on Sat May 25, 2013 3:15 pm

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin
Sunday, May 26, 2013










'Blue Sun Bursting' - NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day










Larger image here.

Explanation: "Our Sun is not a giant blueberry. Our Sun can be
made to appear similar to the diminutive fruit, however, by imaging it
in a specific color of extreme violet light called CaK that is emitted
by the very slight abundance of ionized Calcium in the Sun's atmosphere,
and then false color-inverting the image.

This solar depiction is actually scientifically illuminating as a level
of the Sun's chromosphere appears quite prominent, showing a crackly
textured surface, cool sunspots appearing distinctly bright, and
surrounding hot active regions appearing distinctly dark.

The Sun is currently near the maximum activity level in its 11 year
cycle, and has emitted powerful flares over the past week. During times
of high activity, streams of energetic particles from Sun may impact the
Earth's magnetosphere and set off spectacular auroras." - NASA




Related Posts


  • Photos of the Pavlof Volcano on the Alaska Peninsula from the International Space Station
  • Hubble reveals the Ring Nebula’s true shape
  • 'Blue Sun Bursting' - NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day
  • Global warming debunked: NASA report verifies carbon dioxide actually cools atmosphere
  • Bright explosion on the Moon - Lunar Impact



By





Laron




at

2:00 AM












Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook



Labels:
NASA,
photography

Thanks to: http://www.transients.info



  

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum