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

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 

This is an image of Mercury passing in front of the sun taken from Hinodes Solar Optical Telescope.

Photo: Hinode JAXA/NASA/PPARC

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

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