The Sun
A photo of the sun taken by the SOHO

The SOHO (Solar & Heliospheric Observatory) project is a cooperative effort between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). SOHO is designed to study the internal structure of the Sun, its extensive outer atmosphere and the origin of the solar wind, the stream of highly ionized gas that blows continuously outward through the Solar System. SOHO was launched on December 2, 1995.

Gallery of the best shots from SOHO

Short clip of the space craft

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