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How to Go Blind: Look at the Sun Through a Telescope

Mark Thompson Reveals the Dangers of Observing the Sun! CAUTION – Not for squeamish TV astronomer and author Mark Thompson shows why it is very VERY dangerous to look at the Sun through a telescope : CAUTION Not for the squeamish!!!

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Awesome Compilation of the Sun

NASA | SDO: Year 5 – by NASA Goddard February 11, 2015 marks five years in space for NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day. Capturing an image more than once per second, SDO has provided an unprecedentedly clear picture of how massive explosions on the […]

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The Sun Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

This video of the sun based on data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, shows the wide range of wavelengths — invisible to the naked eye — that the telescope can view. SDO converts the wavelengths into an image humans can see, and the light is colorized into a rainbow of colors.