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 […]

Image of the Sun as Comet ISON Approaches Perihelion – (11/28/13)

With the approach of comet ISON in perihelion with the sun, the sun is exhibiting almost 1/3 of its surface darkened by massive coronal holes. The Sun will eventually be darkened as it has been prophesied, there is no question about that.  We will eventually experience a temporary darkness upon the earth. Whether it will […]

Coronal Holes

Coronal holes are areas in the sun’s corona that cooler; therefore darker, and from where a large portion of high speed the solar wind comes from. Coronal holes were first discovered when X-ray space telescopes on board the Skylab were first flown above the earth’s atmosphere. Coronal holes are also detected where open or uni-polar […]