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Astrophotographer Alan Friedman captured this image of the sun on April 7 2012 from his home using a solar telescope and a new Grasshopper CCD camera. Viewed in a wavelength emitted by hydrogen alpha (Ha) the sun's surface details become visible

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April 2012 -- Astrophotographer Alan Friedman captured this gorgeous portrait of the sun on April 7 from his home in Buffalo, NY, using a backyard solar telescope and a new Grasshopper CCD camera by Point Grey Research. Viewed in a wavelength emitted

Voyager 1 Space Probe reaches new frontier 33 years after launch, with beautiful photographs of  Io, one of Jupiter's moons.   Ed Stone, Voyager Project Scientist, Caltech, said:  "Finding a moon that's 100 times more active volcanically than the entire Earth,

Jupiter’s moon Io from Voyager 1 Space Probe

This global view of Jupiter's moon, Io, was obtained during the tenth orbit of Jupiter by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Io, which is slightly larger than Earth's Moon, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system.

1- Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the light of the solar corona easily visible. via Sparkylab 2- The Sun Astronomical poster 1950

zerostatereflex: Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona “Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the light of the solar corona easily visible.

Alan Friedman:   "My photographs comprise a solar diary, portraits of a moment in the life of our local star. Most are captured from my back...

Beautiful and Fascinating HD Images of the Sun by Alan Friedman

Alan Friedmans Astonishing HD Photographs of the Sun Shot from his Own Backyard sun science astronomy

A lovely #infographic tracking Voyager 1's journey into space - now hurtling past Neptune and towards the Sun at 36,000mph.

Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Mission Through Space [INFOGRAPHIC]

Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years. Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at miles per hour!Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.

The vortex of Saturn's north polar storm is seen in this false-color image taken from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The eye is an estimated 1,250 miles across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour.

The Most Beautiful Space Photos Of 2013

The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a deep red rose surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The storm's eye is about miles kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 mph kph).

As seen from space -- Earth with aurora at both poles. NASA photo.

Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis as seen from the International Space Station. This is amazing.

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It just 'accidently' makes the symbol of infinity! perfect since in symbolism, the sun symbols Christ, the moon the Church. ~ mw ~ Fixed position photograph of the sun, taken at the same time of day over a year. Looks like the infinity symbol!

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