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Features on the Sun's surface, as seen by Solar Orbiter Credit ESA NASA Solar Orbiter EUI Team

The Sun has a fluffy corona

The Sun has a fluffy corona according to the latest images captured by ESA's Solar Orbiter. The hair-like structures are made of charged gas (plasma), following magnetic field lines emerging from the ...

Parker solar probe enters suns atmosphere for the first time ever. Credit: NASA

A spacecraft touches the Sun for the first time

A spacecraft touches the Sun for the first time when the Parkar Solar Probe entered the upper atmosphere of our star and is making new discoveries.

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ESA and NASA Launch Solar Orbiter

The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA together, have launched a solar orbiter from Cape Canaveral today. It will reach the Sun at the end of 2021 and is expected to study the north and south poles ...