Giant Sunspot AR 2192 taking place during the partial solar eclipse, captured in this sharp telescopic image from October 22nd. Image © >Randall Shivak and
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The most dramatic effects of the impacting plasma clouds, from active sunspots are auroras. Earlier this month active sunspot region 2158 rotated into view and
An unusual series of impressive eruptions spotted by a suite of NASA’s sun-gazing spacecraft, in which a series of fast puffs forced the slow ejection
A large solar prominence, visible above, looming just beyond the edge of the sun, highlighted a highly recent activity. Image © jp-Brahic
The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards Earth (Jan. 7, 2014).
In the early hours of Nov. 27, 2013, Comet ISON entered the field of view of the European Space Agency / NASA Solar and Heliospheric
A powerful blast of plasma erupts from the Sun, like a dragon breathing fire, in this colorized view of a ‘coronal mass ejection’. Image
An unusual type of solar eclipse occurred last June. Like a solar eclipse by the Moon, the phase of Venus became a continually thinner crescent
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an M6.5 class flare at 3:16 am EDT on April 11, 2013. This image shows a combination
Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory B (STEREO-B) while observing the turbulent outer atmosphere (corona) of the Sun, gathered a novel view of our home planet and