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SOHO/EIT temperature map recorded by EIT on 21 June 2001
This temperature map of the Sun's corona was recorded by the EIT instrument on SOHO at 01:00 UT on 21 June 2001. (This coincides with the period of total solar eclipse seen by observers in southern Africa.) In the image bright indicates hotter plasma, dark areas cooler plasma.
Credits: EIT Consortium (ESA/NASA)
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