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Closest images ever taken of sun reveal 'campfires' on surface

22 days ago   |   By Wessexfm

The closest images ever taken of the sun have been revealed, showing mini solar flares dotted across its surface.
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Sun captured in closest images ever and show spectacular 'campfires' on surface

Sun captured in closest images ever and show spectacular 'campfires' on surface

22 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Britain's Solar Orbiter has taken these never-seen-before close-up pictures of the Sun - revealing miniature solar flares dubbed 'camp fires' erupting on its surface
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A spacecraft rocketing around the sun just beamed back the closest images ever taken of our star

A spacecraft rocketing around the sun just beamed back the closest images ever taken of our star

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Solar Orbiter spacecraft just beamed back the closest images ever recorded of the sun.
The photos and videos reveal widespread miniature solar flares, which could explain why the sun's outer atmosphere is so much hotter than its inner layers.
Solar Orbiter, a joint effort between NASA and the European Space Agency, is expected to unpack the sun's biggest mysteries over the next two years.
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A telescope rocketing around the sun just beamed back the closest images and videos ever recorded of our star.
The Solar Orbiter, built by the...
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These are the closest images ever taken of the sun

These are the closest images ever taken of the sun

22 days ago   |   By Metro

The closest images ever taken of the sun was captured in mid-June by the Solar Orbiter when it came within 47 million miles of the sun's surface
Scientists have revealed the closest images ever taken of the Sun, which show mini solar flares, called ‘campfires', dotted across its surface.
The images were captured last month by the Solar Orbiter, a European Space Agency probe designed and built in the UK, when it came within 47 million miles of the Sun's surface.
The close pass, known as a perihelion, put the spacecraft between the orbits of Venus and Mercury.
Solar flares are brief...
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