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.
IRIS observes flare at solar limb
Credit: IRIS, LMSAL/NASA, Paul Bryans
IRIS observed this flare at the west limb of the Sun. The active region that caused this flare produced many eruptive events over the course of the observation.