Three years of the sun in three minutes

In the past three years NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has had virtually unbroken coverage of the sun's rise toward solar maximum, the peak of solar activity in its regular 11-year cycle. This video shows the changes at two images a day.

En los últimos tres años del Observatorio de Dinámica Solar de la NASA ha tenido una cobertura prácticamente ininterrumpida de subida del sol hacia el máximo solar, el pico de actividad solar en su ciclo regular de 11 años. Este video muestra los cambios en dos imágenes al día.

In den letzten drei Jahren der NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory hat praktisch eine lückenlose Erfassung der Sonne in Richtung Aufstieg solaren Maximums, dem Höhepunkt der Sonnenaktivität in seiner regelmäßigen 11-Jahres-Zyklus. Dieses Video zeigt die Änderungen an zwei Bildern täglich.

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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