Here Comes The Sun: Hinode Solar Telescope Launch - Hinode Solar Optical Telescope - 2

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Here Comes The Sun: Hinode Solar Telescope Launch - Hinode Solar Optical Telescope - 2
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This is an image of Mercury passing in front of the sun taken from Hinodes Solar Optical Telescope.

Photo: Hinode JAXA/NASA/PPARC

 
In September, the Solar-B, now known as the Hinode, was launched from the Uchinoura Space Center in Japan to help scientists better understand the sun's atmosphere.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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