Scientists have shown a slow-motion image from the surface of the sun, showing the topography of the star.
On October 12, 2023, astrophotographer Miguel Claro from Lisbon captured the full disk of the Sun, writes Space.
The researcher showed how the sun moves to maximum activity during the 11-year solar cycle.
“I took a time-lapse shot of the entire disk of the Sun, showing many interesting elements in motion. Such as eruptive bulges, filaments, active regions with minor flares, small spicules dancing in the wind like hair, and a gentle wavy line of plasma flying hundreds of kilometers above the surface of the sun“, the photographer noted.
SOLAR Chromosphere Time Lapse Shows the Sun Activity in Motion on October 2023 from Miguel Claro on Vimeo.
He added that the final result of his work is a video that consists of 246 images taken over a period of 3 hours.
It will be recalled that scientists also calculated that there will be a “solar maximum” in 2024. Thanks to this, the northern lights will be extremely saturated and can be seen in more southern latitudes than before.
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