Photo of the Day: Milky Way From The Top Of Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea is an inactive volcano on Hawaii with heights of roughly 13,000 feet. With its high altitude, dry environment, and stable airflow, Mauna Kea’s summit is one of the best sites in the world for astronomical observation. This photo, shot by Andrew Hara using long exposure techniques, gives us an incredible view of the Milky Way.

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NASA Released A Stunning 4K Video Of A Solar Flare

On April 17, a mid-level solar flare was released from an active region on the sun’s right side, resulting in short radio blackouts. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the event in several wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light which are normally invisible to our eyes. However, NASA color-coded these SDO images…

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