Amazing picture of the sun...

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  1. Vector Sigma

    Vector Sigma <b><i><font color=FFFF00>Crazy Colon Burner!!!!</b Veteran

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  2. Erector

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    That's awesome :) 
     
  3. MushroomPrime

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    Gives me an odd sense of pseudo-scale... Amazing...
     
  4. MegaPrime33

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    I'd show you pics of a really good full moon, but I don't think it would be appropriate.
     
  5. Creaky

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    Humph. Figured it would've been bigger.

    #Obvious joke is obvious#
     
  6. funkatron101

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    That doesn't even look real. It looks like someone took a photo of a yellow ball. Weird.
     
  7. Ktulu

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    A lot of space photos give that unreal quality. Oshitconspiracy

    I've been getting back into astronomy lately. Loved it as a kid, oddly enough. Most kids have their dinosaur phase, I dug stars. [/nerd] This is pretty neat.
     
  8. funkatron101

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    They really do. I am constantly amazed by some, then strangely underwhelmed yet fascinated by others.

    I mean, the sheer size is eye opening for sure, but there it is. A big yellow ball. No solar flares, discoloration. Just one big uniform looking ball.
     
  9. Team Jetfire

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    To me it just looked like the universe was going to get a 'roll-back' price.
     
  10. grimlock1972

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    link is down XD
     
  11. Recall

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    the webiste works fine for me
     
  12. Witwicky Camaro

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    Yeah, the link is workin fine for me as well. That's a werid looking image of the sun.
    *Goes to Read Article*
     
  13. Nagaoka

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    Bizarre...a lot of photoshop and camera filters had to be used to make the sun an even yellow, yellow in the first place, and actually have a shadow on itself...but apparently it's real? Neat I guess.
     
  14. grimlock1972

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    okay its working now my computer must have had a brain fart, and that is an amazing picture
     
  15. Nagaoka

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    Also, when I opened this thread the first time I briefly thought the thread title was referring to the picture of vector sigma
     
  16. rattrap007

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    meh it is just a picture of a gumball..
     
  17. Opticron Primal

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    Now that's just down-right freaky.
     
  18. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    That can't be real.:sly2: 
     
  19. MushroomPrime

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    I've seen tons of photos of the sun that look like this. They pretty much erase the flames and stuff so that they can get a clear look.
     
  20. CdnShockwave

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    Yeah, I saw this earlier on Universe Today. Pretty cool.
     

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