On August 31, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped some pretty incredible images of an eruption on the sun. While the explosion did not disturb your mid-morning tanning session, it did send a wave of solar plasma towards the earth at 900 miles per hour. Known as a coronal mass ejection, this is basically what happens when … Read more
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Yesterdays solar eclipse occurred due to the moon’s movement between the earth and the sun. Many skywatchers in the Western U.S. and parts of Asia were lucky enough to view and capture images of this breathtaking phenomenon. Check out some stunning images of these rare celestial motions. In the partial eclipse the moons diameter appeared … Read more
This time lapse video of brilliant aurora was created in Birtavarre Norway by Ørjan Bertelsen. There are an increasing number of Solar Storms as the sun approaches its peak in activity in the 11 year cycle. Coronal Mass Ejections shoot out energized protons towards earth creating geomagnetic storms that lead to the beautiful displays of auroras … Read more