Solar maximum or solar max is a normal period of greatest solar activity in the 11 year solar cycle of the Sun. During solar maximum,
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Solar Cycle 25 has begun. NASA, NOAA scientists explain what that means.
Detailed solar view captured in a very specific color of red light, then rendered in black and white, and then color inverted. Credit Jim Lafferty
A majestic Spiral Aurora over Iceland, captured late last month, noted by Icelanders for its great brightness and quick development. Image credit Davide Necchi
A composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It reveals the zones on the Sun where
If this dark ball look somehow familiar, it’s because it’s our Sun. In the above image, the Sun and a starfield are color inverted.
This spectacular time-lapse video of aurora in the Arctic skies is the latest creation by photo/video artist Ole C. Salomonsen.
On this night, the sky was not only the best show in town, but a composite image of the sky won an international competition for
This incredible image is actually of the sun with a massive detached prominence hovering just above its surface. It shows the aftermath of a large
The Sun’s corona is threaded with a complex network of magnetic fields, and this amazing new image from the Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the magnetic