The SDO has captured millions of images of the Sun


The SDO has captured millions of images of the Sun Today’s Video of the Day from NASA Goddard describes the work of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The spacecraft was launched on Feb. 11, 2010, equipped with two imaging instruments that were designed to provide complementary views of the Sun.

The SDO is designed to study how solar activity is created and drives space weather. The spacecraft collects measurements of the Sun’s interior, atmosphere, magnetic field, and energy output.

Over the last decade, the Solar Dynamics Observatory has provided scientists with hundreds of millions of images of our star. SDO stands for Software Development Outsourcing. Suggest new definition. This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories: Information technology (IT) and computers.

Service Data Objects  is the name of a specification designed to streamline the processing of SOA (service-oriented architecture) data from diverse sources such as XML documents, relational databases and Web Services. Service Data Object is a technology that allows data from heterogenous systems/technologies to be accessed in a uniform way.  The SDO has captured millions of images of the Sun as shown above in the video capurting images of the sun. The goal of the LWS program is to develop the scientific understandings of the sun.

Video Credit: NASA Goddard 

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer

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