The Sun Is Beautiful On Every Wavelength

The data used for the video comes from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Their site has a detailed explanation of each of the different wavelengths used if you want to get down to the real nitty-gritty science stuff going on here, but NASA gives a pretty succinct explanation of the need for different wavelengths and why they appear so different:

http://science.nasa.gov/heliophysics/

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