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.
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
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.
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.
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.
July 15, 2020 10:29 am
NEOWISE Comet: Comets do not have light of their own and what humans are able to see from Earth is the reflection of the sun’s light off the comet as well as the energy released by the gas molecules after it is absorbed from the sun.
July 02, 2020 6:08 pm
According to new measurements and J2157* black hole has a Schwarzschild radius of around 670 astronomical units (AU). It is over five times the size of our Solar System.
February 11, 2020 8:13 am
The Solar Orbiter mission, which will take the first pictures of the top and bottom of the sun, is worth approximately Rs11,700 crore.
February 10, 2020 5:23 pm
With Solar Orbiter, scientists will for the first time get a good view of the top and bottom of the sun.
January 31, 2020 4:39 am
In the image of the Sun from DKIST, scientists said very small magnetic field structures can be seen bundled together within the dark regions between bright convection cells.