This is what the sun looks like over the course of a year. From January 1st 2015 to January 28th 2016 to be more precise. That beautiful burning orb looks unbelievable in this amount of detail. Read More >>
In this picture, you can see the silhouette of the ISS as it passed across the face of Sun on Sunday September 6th. Moving at about 5 miles per second, the image actually shows five frames that were captured during the transit, stitched together as a composite.
A Swedish photographer recently pointed his telescope and spotted something extraordinary: a solar prominence the size of seven Earth diameters. Oh yeah and it was also shaped like the Eiffel Tower. What an eye-full! Read more >>
Usually you hear people talking about the other side of the Moon — but what about the Sun? Our orbit around the star means one side is out of view, but NASA’s STEREO-A spacecraft has been collecting images of the side we can’t see. Read more >>
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a huge filament on the unhappy face of our Sun on February 10th. The scary fissure, which looks like a grimace on the surface of the star, is actually an enormous swathe of colder material hovering in the sun's atmosphere. Read more >