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Sun sets above Jezero Crater

The Left Navigation Camera (Navcam) of the NASA Perseverance rover captured this image of a late afternoon sun above Jezero Crater at 15:38 pm on May 17, the rover’s 85th...

Sunrise adds more magic to solar eclipse

The giant crescent of the sun rising during the partial solar eclipse today, June 10, photographed by Samuel Smith from Middletown, Delaware, the U.S.. Observers on the U.S. West Coast...

A New Method For Predicting Large Solar Flares

This past summer, solar physicist Kanya Kusano of Japan, and his colleagues, published a new paper in the prestigious journal Science, outlining a new method for predicting potentially dangerous solar...

What Are Sun Pillars Or Light Pillars?

Sun pillars are beams of light that extend vertically upward (or downward) from a bright light source, such as the sun or another bright light low on the horizon. They...

SDO Spies Its 1st Lunar Transit Of 2021

NASA’s hard-working Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured this image – its first lunar transit of 2021 – on January 13. This isn’t an eclipse in the ordinary sense; no eclipse...

Check Out These New Sun Science Stamps!

Whether you’re a stamp collector, or just someone who wants to add some dazzle to your mail, here’s some good news for you: The United States Postal Service announced on...

Awaiting The Next Historic Solar Storm

Powerful solar storms can hammer Earth, causing major technology glitches. One of the best-remembered events is the Quebec power grid failure of 1989, a 12-hour blackout in which millions of...