Solar Orbiter took the closest photo of our star ever seen

(ORDO NEWS) — The Unmanned Solar Spacecraft, developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, has captured the closest ever image of the Sun on record, revealing minute details of our star’s outer corona.

The photos were taken on March 7, 2022, when Solar Orbiter was exactly halfway between the Earth and the Sun, at a distance of 75 million kilometers from both celestial bodies.

Solar Orbiter took the closest photo of our star ever seen 2

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