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Sun erupts with multiple flares from single sunspot

March 30, 2022 7:25 pm

This stellar event could potentially cause auroras in the sky over North America and Europe.

Winter solstice on December 21: Here is a fun activity you can do today

December 21, 2021 2:30 pm

On December 21, the Northern Hemisphere tilts the farthest away from the Sun

Combining 150,000 images, astrophotographer captures stunning details of Sun

December 08, 2021 5:10 pm

The 300-megapixel image shows how our star looked at 2 pm on November 29th, from the photographer’s backyard.

A science teacher explains: Is the sun the only star visible during the day?

September 26, 2021 7:35 pm

Are stars “nocturnal” and disappear in the daytime? Of course not, they radiate light during the day as intensely as they do in the night

New research: Stars can experience their own kind of midlife crisis

July 28, 2021 4:10 pm

At about the age of our Sun, the magnetic field generation mechanism of stars suddenly becomes sub-critical or less efficient.

Algorithm useful in Aditya L1 mission developed

April 07, 2021 11:22 pm

Space environment around Earth is governed by the Sun. Weather and climate on Earth are influenced by even a minor variation in this environment.

A science teacher explains: Even the sun flips

November 01, 2020 8:52 pm

Scientists have observed the sun’s activity cycle moves regularly from its most quiet period called solar minimum, when the number of sunspots are the least, to its most active period called solar maximum, which sees large numbers of sunspots

Sun’s magnetic field over five decades digitally mapped

October 04, 2020 11:43 pm

Every solar cycle is different and the Sun’s activities influence the overall space weather. Anomalous solar activities can have a direct impact on Earth’s satellite-based communication systems, power grids and navigation.

High-res photos of the Sun show what sunspots look like

September 06, 2020 12:17 pm

The images of the Sun have been optioned by GREGOR, which is the largest solar telescope in Europe. GREGOR is operated by a German consortium and located on Teide Observatory, Spain.

These are closest-ever photos of the Sun you have ever seen

July 18, 2020 11:26 am

At the time the solar orbiter took these photos, it was within 77 million kilometres of the Sun. This is around half the distance at which Earth orbits.