The Sun in the emission line of S VI at 933 A

Date:19 July 2012 Tags:, , ,

The Sun observed by SUMER on 12/13 May 1996 in the emission line of S VI at 933 A, formed in the transition region at about 200 000 K. The picture was put together from 9256 raster images with an exposure time of 3 s each, collected in eight alternating horizontal scans across the Sun.

Credit: SOHO (ESA and Nasa)