SpaceX: spectacular photos of a Falcon 9 in front of the Sun

For the pleasure of the eyes, 3 remarkable photos of the launch yesterday morning, May 18, in Florida, of a launcher Falcon 9 with 53 mini-satellites of the starlink constellation at its top.

Professional photographers regularly attend the launches of SpaceX (there, it was the third in five days!), on behalf of the company ofElon Musk or for the media, taking very beautiful shots for each of the flights (there are many of them). And it happens that some stand out for their striking beauty, the premeditated staging and the effects in the sky created Falcon 9 reusable. This is still the case today with these photographers who have chosen to place themselves facing the Sun rising to capture the transit from launcher in front of it just after takeoff. The rocket splits the Sun in two, a Sun like an orange. The cloudiness created by the engines added to the turbulence which halos thestar solar creates an impressive spectacle that can evoke a eye.

On the visible surface of this beautiful and radiant Sun, two pairs of two dark spots can be clearly distinguished, the active regions 3014 and 3015. These spots are numerous in this period of increasing solar activity (maximum expected in 2025). It is possible that one of them belches in the next few days a gigantic eruption.


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