28 July 2013

At … we have the IRIS mission's first look at the Sun's interface region. This is a very exciting mission which will provide science with lots of information on how the Sun may really work –  observational rather than theoretical. First images show a multitude of thin, fibre like, structures. There is a constrast in density and temperature at the Interface and spots that rapidly brighten – and just as rapidly, dim. This is thought to be due to how energy is transported and aborbed at the Interface region of the Sun

Skip to content