Sun Unleashes 1st Monster Solar Flare of 2015

By: Susie77, 1:30 AM GMT on March 12, 2015



Sun Unleashes 1st Monster Solar Flare of 2015 (Photos, Video)


by Mike Wall, Space.com Senior Writer   |   March 11, 2015 02:57pm ET
The sun unleashed its first superpowerful flare of the year on
Wednesday (March 11), and the intense eruption was aimed directly at
Earth, space weather experts say.

The monster X-class solar flare, the strongest category of sun storms
possible, peaked ...

RIP Leonard Nimoy

By: Susie77, 9:47 PM GMT on February 27, 2015



Updated: 9:48 PM GMT on February 27, 2015

Five Years of Solar Dynamic Observatory

By: Susie77, 10:27 PM GMT on February 16, 2015



Published on Feb 11, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSVv40M2aks
February
11, 2015 marks five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics
Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun
24 hours a day. Capturing an image more than once per second, SDO has
provided an unprecedentedly clear picture of how massive explosions on
the sun grow and erupt ever since its launch on Feb. 11, 2010. The
imagery ...

Russian Meteor's Origin Remains Mysterious 2 Years Later

By: Susie77, 6:33 PM GMT on February 16, 2015



Russian Meteor's Origin Remains Mysterious 2 Years Later


by Elizabeth Howell, Space.com Contributor   |   February 15, 2015 01:32pm ET


















Trail of the asteroid that exploded over Chelyabinsk, ...

February's Visible Planets

By: Susie77, 7:47 PM GMT on February 14, 2015


February 2015 guide to the five visible planets













Skywatcher, by Predrag Agatonovic.









Wow! What a great month for planets! Watch Venus, Mars
and Jupiter pop out at nightfall. Jupiter opposition February 6.
Venus/Mars conjunction February 21. Mercury and Saturn be...

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