The sun at different wavelenths

The sun at different wavelengths. Credit: NASA SDO NASA Goddard
Click to enlarge. Credit: NASA SDO, NASA Goddard

Light is made of electromagnetic waves, and our eyes see different wavelengths as different colours. But our eyes can’t see most wavelengths at all, which is a pity – think how different the human body looks when you see it in x-rays.

This is the sun at 13 different wavelengths.

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