New images released from the world’s largest solar observatory. The observatory is called the Daniel K. Inoy Solar Telescope, and is located on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Scientists took the picture on January 28, 2020, but it is now only available to the public. The giant sunspot in the center of the photo below is about 10,000 miles across.
Scientists say Sunlight A small room is large enough to fit inside the rest of the land. The telescope, owned by the National Science Foundation, was released on Friday along with a video of Sunspot. The researchers say the sunspot image has a 2.5 times higher spatial resolution than previously achieved.
The resolution allows the image to show a small magnetic field up to 20 km above the surface of the Sun. Although the telescope is the largest solar observatory in the world, it is still nearing completion. The image shows how far the telescope’s advanced optics and four-meter primary mirror will help scientists see the sun in the next solar cycle.
Scientists at the project point out that the sun in the image is not the same sunlight that can now be seen with the naked eye. It is also important to note at this stage that you cannot see the sun directly without special equipment. The paper describing the sunspot in the picture is the first in a series of articles presented in Solar Physics, as a result of data collected by the Observatory.
The figure visible in the dark center of the sunlight shows hot and cold gases flowing out of the dark center, and the result of the sculpture is the combination of intense magnetic fields and hot gases. Dark sunlight is cooler than the area around the sun, but still very hot at 7500 degrees Fahrenheit.