The hole could beam solar material outwards at speeds up to 1.8 million mph (2.9 million kph)
The sun is the star at the center of our solar system.
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China has completed the construction of the Daocheng Solar Radio Telescope (DSRT), the world's largest array of telescopes dedicated to studying the sun and how its behavior affects Earth.
China's recently launched Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) has returned its first image, showing an M-class flare erupting on the sun.
Jay Pasachoff perhaps witnessed more solar eclipses than anyone else. But his greatest contribution to science may have been his public outreach and inspiration of future generations of scientists.
LightSail 2's 3.5-year mission came to an end on Nov. 17 when the sunshine-riding craft burned up upon reentry to Earth's atmosphere.
SpaceX's loss of 40 Starlink satellites in February was preceded by the company using an inaccurate space weather forecasting model to decide to launch following a geomagnetic storm warning.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft watched an odd snake-like filament crawl across the sun's surface just before a massive plasma eruption.
If you're seeking something unsettling from space this October, this audio track provides a disturbing sonic representation of the Earth's magnetic field under attack.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft took the highest-resolution video ever of the upper layer of the sun's atmosphere, the corona.
The 'smiling' sun could unleash a trio of fast solar wind streams toward Earth which could trigger a minor geomagnetic storm.
The partial solar eclipse today (Oct. 25) generated some haunting space footage of the shadow of our moon passing over our Earth, as seen from satellites.
The final solar eclipse of 2022 has put on quite the show for skywatchers around the world. See the first eclipse photos and social media reactions here.
The partial solar eclipse will only be visible from select areas on Earth, but thanks to the internet, astronomy fans elsewhere can catch the event online and for free.
During the partial solar eclipse on Tuesday (Oct. 25) the sun will appear as if a massive bite has been taken from it, but only from certain points on Earth.
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On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the new moon will orbit between the sun and the Earth, causing a partial eclipse of the sun to take place.
The moon will pass in front of the sun in the last solar eclipse of the year on Tuesday (Oct. 25), but you may have to wake up early if you hope to watch it online.
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the moon will pass in front of the sun in the last solar eclipse of 2022. Here's everything you need to know.
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The Europe-led Solar Orbiter mission has captured a stunning sequence of the lively sun as it made an orbital approach amid intensifying solar activity.