Despite popular depictions, the sun is not just a fiery yellow ball in the sky; it is also blue. And purple. And green. How can the sun produce such a cornucopia of colors? What you see all depends on which wavelength you're looking through. Using specialized land and space-based telescopes, NASA has created a quilt-like image of the sun bringing representations of many of these wavelengths together in one colorful image... To continue reading, subscribe to The Space Reporter today.
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