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Solar Orbiter mission shares closest ever images of the sun

27 days ago   |   By National Post

A joint mission from NASA and the European Space Agency has yielded photos released today taken at 77 million km from the Sun's surface, the closest pictures yet.
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Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

27 days ago   |   By WGN TV

The first images from Solar Orbiter, the new sun-observing mission by the European Space Agency and NASA, have revealed miniature solar flares, dubbed “campfires,” near the surface of our star.
“These are only the first images and we can already see interesting new phenomena,” says Daniel Müller, ESA's Solar Orbiter Project Scientist. “We didn't really expect such great results right from the start. We can also see how our ten scientific instruments complement each other, providing a holistic picture of the Sun and the surrounding environment.”
No other spacecraft has been able to take...
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NASA releases closest-ever, 'unprecedented' images of the sun from Solar Orbiter

27 days ago   |   By ABC

NASA scientists in conjunction with the European Space Agency unveiled the first images captured by Solar Orbiter of the sun on Thursday morning, providing awe-inspiring pictures
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