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US Postal Service issues awesome Sun stamps with NASA telescope images

The United States Postal Service is issuing a new set of 'Sun Science' stamps that feature NASA's space telescopes images.

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Published Mon, Jun 21 2021 4:32 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Jul 19 2021 12:59 PM CDT

The United States Postal Service are issuing a new collection of stamps that feature NASA imagery of our Sun.

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The new collection that will be released on June 18 are called "Sun Science", and all of the ten stamps feature imagery from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The stamps were released in celebration of the study of heliophysics, and showcase the Sun at different wavelengths.

All of the stamps were designed by USPS art director Antonio Alcala, and the stamps showcase some of the most common events on the Sun such as solar flares, coronal magnetic ejections, sun spots and more. USPS explains on its website, "The Sun is the only star that humans are able to observe in great detail, making it a vital source of information about the universe. The Solar Dynamics Observatory lets us see the sun in wavelengths of ultraviolet light that would otherwise be invisible to our eyes. Each black-and-white image is colorized to the bright hues seen here."

To check out more information about the Sun Science stamps, visit this link here.

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