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 […]

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 […]

The Anatomy of Solar Flares and Solar Storms

How Solar Flares and Solar Storms Are Formed On the Sun <p > Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration