First picture of the sun by NASA's nuclear telescope

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    X-rays stream off the sun in this image showing observations from by NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, overlaid on a picture taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). This is the first picture of the sun taken by NuSTAR. The field of view covers the west limb of the sun.


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    A video from NASA's Solar Dynamic's Observatory.
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    think its ready to blow
     
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    if they want to see a huge ball of gas they should aim that thing at my ass after eating chili
     
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    Who is this Chili guy you speak of?
     
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    Dat's a gud vun.
     
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    Gorgeous.
     
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    So the Sun isn't really hawking Jimmy Dean Sausage? :eek:

    Awesome pics
     
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    super neat
     
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    Holy shit, the sun is round ???...


    I always thought it looked like this...
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    And it will. In about 5 billion years...
     
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    My wife and I lived in an apartment for a couple years while planning and then building our house. The identical thing happened to me the first morning when the sun rose over the hills in the east and shot right through a crack in the shade and right in my eye. I had to stand a piece of cardboard in the corner of the window for the duration of living there.
     
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