NASA’s IRIS spots nanojets: Shining light on heating the solar corona

Source: Science Daily

Researchers report the first ever clear images of nanojets — bright thin lights that travel perpendicular to the magnetic structures in the solar atmosphere, called the corona — in a process that reveals the existence of one of the potential coronal heating candidates: nanoflares.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200921115554.htm