Tag Archives: Sun

The Great American Eclipse is Here!

Illustration credit & copyright: Stephen Mudge. This is pretty much a repost of the May write up but I want to make sure the information is out there if you haven’t been inundated by it already.  Look all the way … Continue reading

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Annular “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse Today

Image credit & copyright: Jia-Hao. Today, Sunday, February 26, 2017 the new moon will cross directly in front of the sun and create the first of two solar eclipses (syzygy’s) of 2017.  If you plan to witness one of the … Continue reading

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Solstice Full Moon

Image credit & copyright: Me. Feel free to use and abuse with credit. Summer begins today, Monday June 20, 2016 at 18:34 EDT (22:34 UTC) for the Northern Hemisphere and happy first day of winter to all of my upside … Continue reading

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Alan Friedman; Solar Master

Images Credit & Copyright: Alan Friedman. Solar astronomy and astrophotography is, like all photography I suppose, a science and an art. It’s an ever evolving collage of imagination and ideas that you want to come to life through experience and … Continue reading

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Ring in Spring With a Hello From the Universe

Image & Video Credit & Copyright: Thierry Legault & Terry Virts on ISS. What a beautiful week it was with the aurora display on St Patrick’s Day and with yesterday’s magnificent total solar eclipse over the arctic which resulted in … Continue reading

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FIRE IN THE SKIES

Credit & Copyright: Colin Legg. This image should be enough to make anyone take pause for a few moments at the jaw dropping awe of what they’re witnessing.  Taken from Cottesloe Beach, Colin trains his camera which he had attached … Continue reading

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SPACEX 1ST DEEP SPACE MISSION SENDS DSCOVR TO MONITOR THE SUN

Video Credit & Copyright: Video 1: NASA Video 2: SpaceX Wednesday, February 11, 2015 was a great day for SpaceX as earlier in the day, Dragon returned from the ISS to officially complete a successful CRS5 mission. Later at 23:03 … Continue reading

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