NASA is enlisting the help of citizen scientists to help solve solar mysteries during the 2024 total solar eclipse

Anyone who views a total solar eclipse from within the path of totality focuses on the sun's majestic corona. This is the only time it can be seen and photographed with the naked eye.

But another layer, the chromosphere, is also visible during a total eclipse. between the sunOn the surface of our planet – the photosphere – and the corona, the chromosphere is a layer of extremely hot gas (plasma), through which jets and plumes of plasma flow on their way into space.

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