Solar eruptions from our sun are nothing compared to eruptions from some other stars – so-called ‘superflares’. Two scientists say our sun could also be a superflare star.
Source: Could our sun emit killer superflare? | EarthSky.org
Record-breakingly close flybys of two comets earlier this week. Radar images of one, the closest comet in 246 years. Will the other be visible to the eye?
Source: Closest comet in 246 years via radar | EarthSky.org
On 8-9 March 2016, a solar eclipse took place over the Pacific Ocean. This eclipse was total – meaning that the entire solar disk was covered by the Moon – over Indonesia and the central Pacific, starting at sunrise over Sumatra and ending at sunset north of the Hawaiian Islands. Addition…
Source: Pacific solar eclipse seen from Proba-2