The Sun 101 – The Magnificence of Our Star

Our star the Sun is magnificent, but also violent and unpredictable. Watch the video below and enjoy the power of our star as you learn how it works and how it affects our planet earth and all living thing it it. The Sun 101 CREDIT: NASA Heliophysics/SolarWatcher.net Pinterest

The Sun Through the Eyes of NASA’s SDO

Pinterest The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) constantly peeks the solar atmosphere through the many filters overcoming a great number of challenges.  Enjoy this visualization module below for a great view of what we normally don’t see from earth with our powerful telescopes. The wavelengths presented in the film are: 617.3nm optical light from SDO/HMI. From […]

Official News from Voyager-1

It is Official… Voyager-1 has finally exited the solar system’s boundaries! The Voyager-1 arrived in interstellar space on August 25, 2012,but it wasn’t until September 12, 2013, that official news came rushing in that the only man-made space craft, Voyager-1 had successfully exited the solar system and is now beyond the heliosphere’s outer layer, called heliopause. And […]

What Caused the Superbowl Blackout on Feb 3, 2013

The real cause of the unexplained reason for the Blackout during the Superbowl Sunday on Feb 3, 2013, wasn’t the electrical company negligence, but a filament eruption with CME blast on the Sun’s Corona on January 31, 2013.  The CME arrived at the Earth’s magnetosphere on February 3, 2o13, which happened to be Superbowl Sunday. […]

Comet Grazing the Sun

In December 2011, comet Lovejoy dove through the sun’s corona.  NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured images offering scientists a unique opportunity to observe the phenomenon. Comet tails have ionized gases which are affected by the sun’s magnetic field, and a comet’s encounter with the sun is a treat for heliophysicits to continue their study of […]