Daily cosmobite: Spring equinox, 2014

The Sun in extreme UV light as seen by the SDO spacecraftTODAY is the Spring equinox in the southern hemisphere. At 12:29pm today the Sun will cross the celestial equator into the southern part of the sky. The days are now longer than the nights.


The Sun in extreme UV light (false-coloured green) as seen by the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft. Courtesy of NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams.

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