Daily Archives: 12th November

The Sun in another light

We all know what the Sun looks like, right?

Well not quite; the Sun is so bright that our eyes can’t cope with it and this washes out any detail. But there are different ways to look at the Sun.

Ultraviolet – 17.1nm

Ultraviolet Sun

Ultraviolet – 30.4nm

Ultraviolet Sun


A magnetogram maps the magnetic field – white areas have a strong magnetic field, black areas have a weak magnetic field.

Magnetic Sun