The sun-kissing spacecraft watched as dust particles were displaced across 6 million miles (9.7 million kilometers).
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NASA wants citizen scientists to capture the total solar eclipse in April 2024 to help researchers learn more about the sun.
A huge solar filament eruption has hurled a coronal mass ejection (CME) toward Earth. The CME is expected to hit Earth on Sept. 19 and may trigger extensive auroras.
The Parker Solar Probe and the Solar Orbiter may have finally solved a solar puzzle that has troubled scientists for decades.
Reference As it orbits the Earth studying the sun, the Aditya-L1 mission operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation will attempt to solve some of the most pressing solar mysteries.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft has peered into yet unexplored parts of the sun's atmosphere thanks to a simple hack to its main camera.
India launched its first dedicated solar probe early Saturday morning (Sept. 2), sending the Aditya-L1 spacecraft skyward to tackle some big sun mysteries.
India is setting its sights on the sun after its successful moon landing. The Aditya-L1 spacecraft will investigate the mysteries of our star following its launch on Sept. 2.
The sun has launched a surprise coronal mass ejection directly at Mars, which could spark auroras on the Red Planet and potentially erode part of Mars' remaining atmosphere when it hits on Sept. 1.
India plans to launch Aditya-L1, its first-ever dedicated solar probe, early on Saturday morning (Sept. 2).
The Solar Orbiter has spotted tiny short-lived "picojets" for the first time. In just one minute, these tiny jets emit enough energy to power 10,000 households for a year.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has captured photos of a big sunspot, which should rotate into view for those of us on Earth in the coming days.
India is gearing up for its first-ever mission to study the sun, Aditya-L1, which is expected to launch in early September.
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro captured a stunning time-lapse video of solar flares dancing across the sun from the Dark Sky Alqueva site in Portugal.
The STEREO-A spacecraft will pass between Earth and the sun this weekend, getting the chance to team up with other NASA missions.
Thanks to some precise maneuvering on Aug. 3, NASA says Parker is on-track to make its sixth and closest flyby of Venus on Aug. 21.
Using a 24/7 observatory that can detect when charged particles interact with water, scientists identified record-breaking rays coming from the sun.