July brought us the best close-up photos of the sun that the world has ever seen. Now, there are some new ones.
In a new photo release from the Leibniz Institute for Solar Physics, we get up-close views of the sun’s surface, which looks like an elaborate network of fiery land masses that are in fact solar magnetic fields shown at a very high resolution.
Another photo shows us what a sunspot, which appears as a darker speck on the surface of the sun, looks like up close. Mashable’s weekend team firmly noted that this image exudes major “butthole vibes.”
Apologies to the entire science community, but hey, it’s true. Read more…