Guess How This Mind-Blowing, 81 Megapixel Photo of the Sun Was Shot

They said don’t stare at the Sun, but we bet you’re going to stare at this incredibly detailed photo for a long time.

Astrophotography is cool enough already, with photos of the Moon, star trails, and the Milky Way Galaxy. But, there’s a lot more to it. Sacramento-based photographer Andrew McCarthy shows us what else the genre has in store for those who want to go to the next level: photographing the Sun. His best example to date is a jaw dropping 81 Megapixel photo illustrating the Sun’s gorgeous surface texture and activity in incredible detail.

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