post Fun in the Sun

October 16th, 2008

Filed under: Cosmos — newseditor @ 1:06 pm


The sun has broken a long spell in solar minimum this week with emergent activity ushering in sun cycle 24. Check out more excellent images of our favourite star.

Image: Detailed closeup of magnetic structures on the Sun’s surface, seen in the H-alpha wavelength on August 22, 2003. (Swedish 1-m Solar Telescope (SST) operated by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Oddbjorn Engvold, Jun Elin Wiik, Luc Rouppe van der Voort)


  1. Wow!!!! what a magical site I went to thanks so much I learn so much from this newsletter

    Comment by kate — October 17, 2008 @ 11:31 pm

  2. Great images and great to see the sun arising again 🙂

    Comment by Nigel — October 19, 2008 @ 10:09 am

  3. yes, it was unusally quiet for over a month…never been recorded before…are we ready for a big one heading our way?

    Comment by G.Wizz — October 29, 2008 @ 12:20 pm

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