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Closest ever pictures taken of the Sun

They discovered very small flares, unseen before now. They have dubbed them “camp fires.”

“The smallest ones are a couple of our pixels. A pixel corresponds to 400km – that’s the spatial resolution. So they’re about the size of some European countries,”
Closest ever pictures taken of the Sun

The European Solar Orbiter probe captures images just 77 million km from the Sun’s surface.

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