Behold Your Next Desktop Wallpaper: NuSTAR's First Picture Of The Sun For the west limb image (as shown in the banner), a 15.13 MB full-res TIFF (3,150 x 1,600) can be found here, and for a 282 kB full-res JPEG click here. For the entire image (as shown below), a 3.77 MB full-rex TIFF (1,092 x 1,200) can be found here, and for a 153 kB full-res JPG click here.
Space photography is largely taken for granted these days. But there was a time not so long ago when images from space had the power to truly amaze, a time when a photo of, say, Ed White floating in the void boggled the mind and inspired the imagination.
The Sun Emits a Plasma Arc So Big You Could Fit 25 Earths Beneath It