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Lower Regions of the Sun's Atmosphere

Caption: This image from the joint NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hinode mission shows the lower regions of the sun's atmosphere, the interface region, which a new mission called the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, will study in exquisite detail.

Credit: NASA & JAXA/Hinode

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