wards: Solar corona, photographed by SOHO, 20th May 2001.
24 images (inverted) over 24 hours, photographed simultaneously from 3 instruments (or, at least, within a few minutes of each other).
The size of the Sun itself in each gif is indicated by the white (semi)circle; scale more than triples from one image to the next.
Image credit: NASA/SOHO. Animation, etc.: AgeOfDestruction.