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Curiosity catches sunspots along with Phobos and Deimos transits

Emily Lakdawalla • October 03, 2012 • 2

Curiosity has been shooting photos of the Sun as Phobos and Deimos cross its face, and -- as far as I can tell -- captured sunspots as well.

Cool video: Jupiter, its moons, a comet, and...the Sun?

Emily Lakdawalla • May 16, 2012 • 1

Here's a neat video posted by SungrazerComets (the Twitter identity of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Sungrazing Comets website) this morning.

Solar storm in progress

Emily Lakdawalla • March 07, 2012

Last night the Sun unleashed a large coronal mass ejection in our direction. Here is a compilation of images from SOHO's two LASCO cameras, plus a prediction from the new space weather prediction model that I learned about at the American Geophysical Union in December. The storm will arrive at Earth on March 8.

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