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 […]

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 […]