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Solar granulation from the Vacuum Tower Telescope


About this image

The National Solar Observatory's Vacuum Tower Telescope (now redesignated as the Richard B. Dunn Solar Telescope) at the Sacramento Peak Observatory produced this picture, showing solar granulation on a scale of about 100km. Image provided by T. Rimmele (see NOAO press release 98-08).

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Minimum credit line: T. Rimmele/NSO/AURA/NSF

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