NASA’s IRIS Telescope Offers First Glimpse of Sun’s Mysterious Atmosphere July 25, 2013

These two images show a section of the sun as seen by NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, on the right and NASA’s SDO on the left. The IRIS image provides scientists with unprecedented detail of the lowest parts of the sun’s atmosphere, known as the interface region.
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NASA/SDO/IRIS
 
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