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The sun unleashed a beautiful prominence eruption from its east limb (left side) on Monday, April Here, the solar flare was seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/GSFC/SDO) PrevNextGo to page 1

Magnetic

geomagnetic field: Magnetic field associated with the Earth. It primarily is dipolar (i., it has two poles, these being the north and south magnetic poles) on the Earth’s surface.

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ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Capturing the Sun in a computer - images

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Solar prominence loop, tracing magnetic field lines penetrating the surface of the Sun

Sun Spots

Sun Spots

Sun Spots

Sun Spots

Sun Spots

TIL the Maunder minimum was a period of record-low sunspot activity that lasted from 1645 to This period coincides with the Little Ice Age and suggested to scientists that solar activity plays a major role in Earth's climate.

Filigree and Granules. The darker areas of electro magnetic activty. Sun spots

Filigree and Granules. The darker areas of electro magnetic activty.

Solar Flairs and Magnetic discharge

Processed Solar Dynamics Observatory images in the 171 Angstrom wavelength of extreme ultraviolet show plasma in the solar atmosphere, called the corona.

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On the Sun, the solar maximum of Solar Cycle 24 in the sunspot cycle is forecast to occur. Solar Cycle 24 is regarded to have commenced January and on average will reach its peak of maximal sunspot activity around

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Researchers may have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur, providing advance warning to help protect satellites, power grids and astronauts from potentially dangerous radiation.

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This handout image provided by NASA, taken Sunday night, Jan. shows a solar flare erupting on the Sun's northeastern hemisphere. Space weather officials say the strongest solar storm in

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