Ten years of the sun in one hour – Nasa releases mesmerising space film

The space agency gathered 425 million high-resolution images of the sun, which have now been stitched together to form the video

Nasa has released a mesmerising timelapse video of the sun that condenses an entire solar cycle into an hour of footage, using images of the star taken every hour continuously over a decade.

Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has gathered 425 million high-resolution images of the sun, from its launch in February 2010 until June this year, which have now been stitched together to form the video.

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