NASA’s Solar Dynamics Space Observatory captures this stunning image of event
Space news (January 13, 2015) the surface of the sun –
The Solar Dynamics Observatory is tasked with continuously studying the sun and will capture images of the solar flares occurring this year.
Powerful bursts of radiation, extremely intense solar flares can temporarily alter the upper atmosphere, which can cause disruptions in signal transmissions for communications and GPS.
You can learn more about the mission of the Solar Dynamics Observatory here.
You can find more information on NASA and its mission to study and understand the sun here.