- Press Release
- Dec 8, 2022
Sun’s Magnetic Field Portrayed
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) scientists used their computer models to generate a view of the Sun’s magnetic field on August 10, 2018.
The bright active region right at the central area of the Sun clearly shows a concentration of field lines, as well as the small active region at the Sun’s right edge, but to a lesser extent. Magnetism drives the dynamic activity near the Sun’s surface.
Image credit: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory Larger image