Stay up-to-date with the latest news on the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.
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The "archipelago" of dark patches is rapidly unleashing solar storms, and Earth may soon be in the firing line.
Satellites observed a coronal mass ejection on Wednesday (Nov. 15), capturing a bright burst of super-hot plasma that warped the sun's magnetic field.
A sunspot has put on a stunning display of radio waves lasting for over a week that resembles the northern and southern lights — auroral displays that occur over Earth.
New calculations suggest the sun is a few fractions of a percent smaller than previously estimated, and that could change how we study it.
The sun gets super-active in a new timelapse captured from a Portugal dark sky preserve by astrophotographer Miguel Claro.
India's newly launched Aditya-L1 sun-studying mission has already captured its first glimpse of a solar flare in high-energy X-rays.
On Oct. 31, the sun unleashed a powerful eruption, carving a vast 'canyon of fire' in the sun's southern hemisphere.
The sun will reach solar maximum in 2024, one year earlier than predicted. It will not only peak earlier but will also be stronger and last longer, scientists say.
Aurora records in royal chronicles from Korea show that during the 'Maunder Minimum' between 1645 and 1715, the sun's solar cycles became several years shorter than they are today.
Magnetic snake-like energy patterns could bring scientists a step closer to solving a lingering solar mystery: how the outer atmosphere of the sun can be tremendously hotter than its lower layers.
The deserts of Nevada provided the perfect setting for the annular solar eclipse on Oct. 14, 2023 in a region known for its love of strange sights in the sky.
The first images of the moon passing between the sun and the Earth in a so-called "ring of fire" solar eclipse visible are coming in and the views are amazing.
October's new moon rises today (Oct. 14) and causes an annular or 'ring of fire' solar eclipse, which will delight skywatchers across the Americas.
Almost all of North America will experience a dramatic event on Saturday (Oct. 14), when a partial eclipse of the sun will be visible — weather permitting, of course.
An annular eclipse will sweep across the Americas on Saturday (Oct. 14), with the sun appearing as a blazing ring of fire. How will the major stages of the eclipse unfold?
Popular astronomy app SkySafari has added a special set of features for tracking and viewing this week's annular solar eclipse, available for iOS users.
The sun-kissing spacecraft watched as dust particles were displaced across 6 million miles (9.7 million kilometers).
NASA wants citizen scientists to capture the total solar eclipse in April 2024 to help researchers learn more about the sun.