Our parents always told us not to look directly into the sun.
But now, a spacecraft from the Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the sun's atmosphere for four years, producing some of the coolest visual content we can stare at (without going blind).
The Solar Dynamics Observatory, the first mission for NASA's Living With a Star Program, is meant to help "understand the causes of solar variability and its impacts on Earth," according to its website.
Watch the mesmerizing film below:
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