solar prominences

Time-Lapse Video Reveals 10 Years of the Sun’s Life Crushed into One Stellar Hour

I forget the Sun is a star. I think we all do sometimes. It’s easy to take for granted. The…

3 months ago

Thierry Legault Meets His Own Challenge: Image an ISS Transit of a Solar Prominence

When you're Thierry Legault and you want to challenge yourself, the bar is set pretty high. "This is a challenge…

5 years ago

How Bad Can Solar Storms Get?

Our Sun regularly pelts the Earth with all kinds of radiation and charged particles. Just how bad can these solar…

5 years ago

Astrophotos: Crazy Solar Prominences

We've got three cool images of the hot Sun submitted by various astrophotographers! Raymond Gilchrist enhanced his image from June…

8 years ago

Earth Vs. Stuff from the Sun

[/caption] The Sun is big. And comparatively, Earth is a tiny Lilliputian. We've all seen images comparing the size of…

9 years ago

Breaking News: Watch A Gigantic Looping Solar Prominence

[/caption] The Solar Dynamics Observatory never fails to deliver absolutely stunning images from the Sun: as of 18:49 UT today,…

10 years ago