There was a picture of the Sun with a record close

The pictures are visible microspace on the surface of the star

The European space Agency and NASA showed pictures of the surface of the Sun, made a record close distance. The author of pictures became a probe Solar Orbiter, he was 77 million kilometers from the Sun, which is about half the distance between the star and Earth.

The photos show numerous microspace, which scientists call “fires”. According to them, the solar stake is a small version of the solar flares, explosive discharge on the surface of the star.

Solar Orbiter travels in space since February 2020. It is planned that the probe will provide the first opportunity to see the poles of the Sun and will be closer to the star than mercury.

Previously, NASA revealed the detailed image of the Universe, the curvature around the black hole and the most detailed view of Mars.

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