The Venus transit as seen in the 171 wavelength. This channel is especially good at showing coronal loops - the arcs extending off of the Sun where plasma moves along magnetic field lines. The brightest spots seen here are locations where the magnetic field near the surface is exceptionally strong.
The Venus Transit
NASA SDO - The Venus Transit
6 June, 2012
The Venus transit as seen in the 171 wavelength
EnglishRead time: 1 minSubmitted by Emanuela Clavarino on 6 June, 2012 - 08:46
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