Learn about our sun & its influence on our solar system!

The Sun Today


Happy Spring Equinox 2016

Southeast Asia Total Solar Eclipse 2016

Southeast Asia Total Solar Eclipse 2016

Sun and Earth Comparison

Our Star – An Introduction to the Sun

Carrington's sketch of the white-light flare and the sunspot group.

The Carrington Flare

The Scale of the Sun and Planets

How Big is the Sun?

Massive Solar Flare

X17 Solar Flare and Solar Storm of October 28, 2003

This shows the what wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation can penetrate Earth's atmosphere and what wavelengths are stopped by the atmosphere.

Do solar flares cause earthquakes?

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