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Surya, the Hindu Solar Deity

Surya is considered the source of light. His origins can be traced to the earliest Indian text, the Rigveda, and his conventional West Asian mode of dress affirms his links to the solar cults of early Iran. He ... more

Lace in the Solar Microscope, 400 times magnified in surface

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)

Solar Lamp

Cornelius and Son Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Solar Law

Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868)

Solar cooker designed by Auguste Mouchot in the gardens of the Tuileries in Paris. Auguste Mouchot took out a patent in 1861 on a solar cooker that is considered the first practical attempt to use the sun as a heat source for cooking different cooking.

Denna solmaskin konstruerad av fransmannen Auguste Mouchot förevisades i Tuilerieträdgården i Paris där den drev en tryckpress som framställde 500 exemplar av tidningen "Soleil-Journal" i timmen. Mouchot-Pifres... more

NASA Pilot and Researcher Prepare for a Solar Cell Calibration Flight

Pilot Earle Boyer and researcher Henry Brandhorst prepare for a solar cell calibration flight in a Martin B-57B Canberra at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research Center. Lewis... more

Solar Mirror Fabrication in the Technical Services Building

Daniel Bernatowicz, Chief of the Advanced Power Systems Branch at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research Center, examines a 20-foot section of a solar mirror being fabricated in... more

New Thin-Film Solar Cells Compared to Normal Solar Cells

Adolph Spakowski, head of the Photovoltaic Fundamentals Section at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research Center, illustrated the difference between conventional silicon solar c... more

Solar Collector Mirror for Brayton Power System

NASA’s Lewis Research Center conducted extensive research programs in the 1960s and 1970s to develop systems that provide electrical power in space. One system, the Brayton cycle engine, converted solar thermal... more

Gemini XII Mission Image - Solar Eclipse

The original caption reads: Photograph of total Solar Eclipse taken during the Gemini XII mission on November 12,1966. GET time was 16:01 / GMT time was 12:48. Original magazine number was GEM12-8-63415. Fil... more

Gemini XII Mission Image - Solar Eclipse

The original caption reads: Photograph of partial Solar Eclipse taken during the Gemini XII mission on November 12,1966. GET time was 16:01 / GMT time was 12:47. Original magazine number was GEM12-8-63414. F... more

Preliminary Measurements of Thin Film Solar Cells

George Mazaris, works with an assistant to obtain the preliminary measurements of cadmium sulfide thin-film solar cells being tested in the Space Environmental Chamber at the National Aeronautics and Space Admi... more

AS11-42-6176 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origina... more

AS11-42-6167 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origina... more

AS11-42-6202 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Fraction of the Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Fraction of the Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatoria... more

AS11-42-6178 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Minute fraction of the Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Minute fraction of the Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar eq... more

AS11-42-6201 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Fraction of the Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Fraction of the Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatoria... more

AS11-42-6169 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origina... more

AS11-42-6168 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origina... more

AS11-42-6195 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origina... more

AS11-42-6177 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Minute fraction of the Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Minute fraction of the Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar eq... more

AS11-42-6179 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: Solar Corona. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circular lunar equatorial orbit. Origin... more

Apollo 11 Mission images - Solar Corona (moon)

AS11-42-6179 (19 July 1969) --- This photograph of the solar corona was taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft during trans-lunar coast and prior to lunar orbit insertion. The moon is the dark disc between the spa... more

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin deploying Solar Wind Composition experiment

AS11-40-5964 (20 July 1969) --- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon. He is driving one of two core tubes into the lu... more

AS12-48-7041 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - View of the Solar Wind Composition Experiment on the Lunar surface

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Solar Wind Composition Experiment on the Lunar surface. Image was taken during the second EVA (EVA2) of the Apollo 12 mission. Original film ma... more

Apollo 12 Mission image - Close-up view of the Solar Wind Panel

AS12-47-6898 (19 Nov. 1969) --- A close-up view of the Solar Wind Composition device. Astronaut Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot, took this photograph, after having deployed the device. Astronauts Charles Conra... more

AS12-46-6735 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Astronaut Alan L. Bean photographed documenting the Solar Wind Composition (SWC) experiment

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot, is photographed documenting the Solar Wind Composition (SWC) experiment by his fellow crewmember. These two vie... more

AS12-46-6861 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - View of the Solar Wind Panel, flag and deployed erectable S-band antenna

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Solar Wind Panel, flag and deployed erectable S-band antenna from the Lunar Module (LM). Image was taken during the first Extravehicular Activi... more

AS12-51-7587 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Solar Eclipse

The original database describes this as: Description: View of a solar eclipse as seen from lunar orbit. The image was taken during the Apollo 12 mission. Original film magazine was labeled R,film type was S0... more

AS12-51-7584 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Solar Eclipse

The original database describes this as: Description: View of a solar eclipse as seen from lunar orbit. The image was taken during the Apollo 12 mission. Original film magazine was labeled R,film type was S0... more

AS12-47-6898 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Close-up view of the Solar Wind Panel

The original database describes this as: Description: Close-up view of the Solar Wind Panel taken during the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1),on Nov. 19,1969. Original film magazine was labeled V,film t... more

AS12-48-7042 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - View of the Solar Wind Composition Experiment on the Lunar surface

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Solar Wind Composition Experiment on the Lunar surface. Image was taken during the second EVA (EVA2) of the Apollo 12 mission. Original film ma... more

AS12-46-6865 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - View of the Solar Wind Panel, flag and deployed erectable S-band antenna

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Solar Wind Panel,flag and deployed erectable S-band antenna from the Lunar Module (LM). Image was taken during the first Extravehicular Activit... more

Skylab

This 1970 photograph shows Skylab's Dual X-Ray Telescopes, an Apollo Telescope Mount facility. It was designed to gather solar radiation data in the x-ray region of the solar spectrum and provide information on... more

Apollo 14 Mission image - View from the Lunar Module window of the Solar Wind Panel to the southeast.

AS14-66-9322 (5-6 Feb. 1971) --- This photograph taken through a window of the Apollo 14 Lunar Module (LM), on the moon, shows an excellent view of the nearby terrain. In the center background is the deployed s... more

AS15-98-13309 - Apollo 15 - Apollo 15 Mission image - View of Sunrise Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Sunrise Solar Corona. Image was taken during Revolution 24 of the Apollo 15 mission. Original film magazine was labeled R,film type was S02485 (V... more

AS15-98-13318 - Apollo 15 - Apollo 15 Mission image - View of Sunset Solar Corona

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Sunset Solar Corona. Image was taken during Revolution 24 of the Apollo 15 mission. Original film magazine was labeled R,film type was S02485 (Ve... more