The Sun As You've Never Seen it: "Fire from an Ice Cube"

If you visit ImaGeo with any frequency, you’ve probably seen many images of the Sun here — but none quite like the one above.

The reddish stuff may look familiar. That’s material in the Sun’s atmosphere, or corona, as imaged by NASA’s orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory, which has been sending back data for nearly four years. But that ethereal blue and green glow? — that’s something else entirely.

The glow was captured separately by the orbiting Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array sp

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