Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor recently took to Twitter to marvel the viral image of the surface of the sun clicked in high resolution.
Recently, the Daniel Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawaii released the highest resolution images of the Sun’s surface ever taken. The image that is doing the rounds on the internet is the most detailed image of the sun’s surface to date and shows plasma cells the size of Texas.
Sharing the image, Sonam Kapoor wrote, "It’s amazing how much science and technology has helped us learn about objects that are light years away!"
It’s amazing how much science and technology has helped us learn about objects that are light years away!https://t.co/YYdk9FLT7G— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) February 3, 2020
.. looks like 'chikki' ka close up .. Lonavala wali 'chikki' !!! https://t.co/FxYU0h4yA9— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 4, 2020
Our sun is only 8 light minutes away https://t.co/otrioXcRMh— Dr. Karan Jani (@AstroKPJ) February 5, 2020
whatever you tweet today, you cannot beat this when it comes to being stupid :-P https://t.co/t7ZochYzEc— Vishakha (@VishakhaJ18) February 5, 2020
However, people were quick to point out the mathematical error made by Sonam Kapoor. Several people started commenting that the Sun is not several light-years away and is, in fact, a few light minutes away. ( The distance between the Earth and Sun is about 8 light minutes)
Who farted so hard that the sun was blown away at the speed of light?— कुशल मेहरा (@kushal_mehra) February 5, 2020
Light yearS ?— Vaishnavi Mishra (@Mishra_Jiiiii) February 5, 2020
Ye mohtarma to sach me andhkaar me ji rahi hain https://t.co/pKghMU4Ut8
Meanwhile, actor Amitabh Bachchan retweeted the post and said that the image looked like the famous Lonavala Chikki. He wrote, ".. looks like 'chikki' ka close up .. Lonavala wali 'chikki' !!!"