The Highest Resolution Video Of The Sun Ever Just Released

The National Science Foundation released the first images from the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, considered to be the most detailed images of the Sun to date. The first movie covers an area of 36,500 x 36,500 km (22,600 x 22,600 miles, 51 x 51 arcseconds), while the second one covers an area of 19,000 x 10,700 km (11,800 x 6,700 miles or 27 x 15 arcseconds). The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) is a scientific facility for studies of the Sun at Haleakala Observatory on the Hawaiian island of Maui named after Daniel K. Inouye, a US Senator for Hawaii.


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