From chikki to popcorn, netizens are reminded of food after high resolution pic of sun goes viral

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The first high-resolution image of the sun, which was captured by the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) located in Maui, Hawaii was shared today. The viral picture triggered unexpected reactions online.

The first detailed image of the celestial body, which demonstrates the telescopes' potential, shows the plasma covered surface of the sun that is divided into giant Texas-sized cells to help create convection from where the heat is drawn to the surface, a CNN report stated.

"See the Sun like never before! @NSF ’s Inouye Solar Telescope produces first detailed images of the sun’s surface," tweeted the National Science Foundation while sharing the picture of the sun.

While the picture left many mesmerised, desi netizens were quick to compare the cell-like surface of the sun to that of Peanut Chikki. For those of you who don't know, chikki is a traditional Indian sweet made from sugar, jaggery and nuts.

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