Launched on February 11, 2010 the SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) has spent the last four years staring intently at the sun. To celebrate the satellites’ faithful years of service NASA has released an incredible video that compiles the most exceptional images SDO has produced in the last year.
Like an extension to our collective senses SDO captures the fire breathing Sun living at the heart of our solar system Staring at the Sun has never been so much fun. Nor has it ever looked so damn cool.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the most incredible view of the Sun ever seen from the comfort of our blue planet. Sit back, relax and let in the interstellar show begin.