Image ultraviolet EIT 284 Angstrom, showing the Sun, which is 150 million kilometers away from Earth... These images come from the SOHO satellite in orbit around the Sun.
EIT (Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope) has a plurality of wavelengths and shows solar material at different temperatures... The images taken at 284 Angstrom, which gives an image of gold, are two million Kelvin.
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