Images of Coronal Holes 2018

Below are some dramatic images of the Sun’s Coronal Holes for the year 2018. Although the Sun is usually peaceful during its Solar Minima phase, it hasn’t been quite active during 2018 forming imense coronal holes. It has spouted a few X-class flares, and in 2018 it has not been all peace-and-quiet. In fact, it […]

NASA’s Invitation to Send Your Name to the Sun

NASA is inviting every Sun fan to send their names to be the first on the Sun! How can you do this? Well NASA is launching a historical probe to the Sun, the Parker Solar Probe. This mission will be launching this Summer (2018). Your name will be embedded in a microchip and will travel […]

2017 Burst of X-class Solar Flares During Solar Minima

September 2017 began with the first set of X-class Solar Flares of 2017: A mega double X2.2 and X9.3-class flares surprised us. The sun has issued its first X-class solar flare on September 6, 2017, and it is not a feeble flare. It was a double flare a mega X2.2 and an X9.3 flare, just […]