IRIS Movie of the Day
At least once a week a movie of the Sun taken by NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) is posted by one of the scientists operating the instrument.
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5 Dec 2017
A Spire on the Sun
Credit: IRIS, LMSAL/NASA, Paul Bryans
IRIS captured this solar flare at the edge of a sunspot. The eruption creates a tall spire that ejects material into the solar atmosphere.