Hawaiian telescope captures super-sharp Sun images
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Hawaiian telescope captures super-sharp Sun images

Behold the Sun's convulsing surface at a level of detail never seen before.

The Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope on Hawaii has released pictures that show features as small as 30km across.

This is remarkable when set against the scale of our star, which has a diameter of about 1.4 million km and is 149 million km from Earth.

The sped-up movie covers a period of 10 minutes.

  • 30 Jan 2020