Solar Orbiter facing the Sun close up

Solar Orbiter facing the Sun close up

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02/10/2017 9:00 am

Copyright

spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab; Sun: NASA / SDO / P. Testa (CfA)

Description

Artist impression of ESA’s Solar Orbiter in front of the Sun (not to scale).

The Sun is based on an image captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, and has been adapted for this artistic view.

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