The closest photo of the Sun taken by Solar Orbiter before by any other Spacecraft ever

The closest images of the Sun ever taken reveal tiny solar flares dotting the star’s surface

The European Space Agency and NASA have unveiled the closest photos of the Sun ever taken by a spacecraft: high-resolution footage taken by their newly launched Solar Orbiter spacecraft. Already, the photographs are revealing bizarre phenomena on the Solar that we’ve by no means seen in such an element. “We didn’t actually expect the first … Read more