View Full Version : Early Images of the Sun From Hinode

2006-Dec-22, 07:24 PM
The recently launched Japanese Hinode spacecraft is turning in some amazing new photographs of the Sun as part of its checkout phase.
The spacecraft is flying in a sun-synchronous polar flight orbit that allows its instruments to remain in sunlight for 9 months of the years. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/12/22/early-images-of-the-sun-from-hinode/)

2006-Dec-23, 09:10 AM
I have downloaded the full resolution tiff file and displayed it on my dual monitor (two 21 inch screens juxtaposed). Scrolling through this incredible images is then like looking through a window into space and be able to really look around instead of seeing a single object.