The United States Postal Service is releasing a new set of Forever stamps next week to celebrate the upcoming summer solstice.
The stamps feature images of the Sun captured by one of NASA’s premiere solar-observing telescopes.
Viewers can chat with NASA experts on Friday, June 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., about what the summer solstice is all about, what these new tickets show us about the star closest to us, and its What does it mean that our sun is setting activity, the US Postal Service said.
According to NASA, our eyes can only see a narrow spectrum of light from the Sun, but observatories in space can see the Sun in a wide band of wavelengths, allowing viewers to see features and activity that our eyes cannot. can.
Solar missions such as the Solar Dynamics Observatory make it possible to see the Sun in greater detail.
NASA reminded viewers that they should never look directly at the Sun.