X-Rays Abound. NASA’s NuSTAR Telescope Takes Amazing First Picture of Our Sun

December 23, 2014 4:38 PM

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NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, has taken its first picture of our sun. The telescope was actually designed for objects much further away than our sun such as black holes. But, it does a pretty good job when focused on something closer to home.

This first image gives scientists the most sensitive look yet at the sun in high-energy X-rays.

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