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on Jul 12, 2012

The x-ray sun

What the sun looks like with an x-ray telescope. Taken with the Yohkoh satellite, the image shows the corona: the glowing million degree plasma which surrounds the sun. Credit: Yohkoh

What the sun looks like with an x-ray telescope.  Taken with the Yohkoh satellite, the image shows the corona: the glowing million degree plasma which surrounds the sun. Credit: Yohkoh

The x-ray sun