Wednesday, September 05, 2012

experiment 2

Now, let's try some web page, Javascript, code-diving, trickery. Hover your mouse over the Sun image. The hydrogen-alpha image should appear.

Again, these are both—now—the same scale. Sunspots and other features match up. That said, this gives you a good sense of how we see a different "layer" of the Sun's surface, in the hydrogen emission.

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