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Stunning video of the sun's surface emerges

Jorrit Leenaarts, director of Stockholm University's Institute for Solar Physics, led a study that was published in the Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics last year.

In the video we can see the result of that study, which photographed a vast area of the sun. In them we see the sun's "skin", or photo-sphere, appears to be seems to be pulsing and moving. That is where the hot gases from the sun rise to cool down and afterwards fall back down. We can also see a dark spot which is a collection of sunspots. Each sunspot is a region of strong magnetic disturbance on the sun. 

These images can help scientist understand the inner workings of our sun and for the rest of us offer a closer look at our life giving star.

Read more at "This Stunning Video Shows Sun's Pulsing 'Skin' in Incredible Detail" - Via: Space

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