April 20, 2024



Earth’s most powerful telescope just captured stunning images of the sun. Here are the otherworldly photos.

CBS News

A powerful telescope focused on the sun has returned otherworldly, high-quality photos showing the surface of our solar system’s star. 

The telescope, operated by the National Science Foundation, captured images of sunspots and quiet regions. The scope, known as the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, uses a high-quality imaging device to capture the photos, according to a May 19 news release announcing the photos. 

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