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From within the orbit of planet Mercury, the Solar Orbiter returned imagery during its first close encounter (perihelion) with the Sun. In close-up, the south pole of the Sun.
Credit: ESA & NASA/Solar Orbiter/EUI team
The Sun observed by the Solar Orbiter at perihelion