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C. Alex Young

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Sun news May 23, 2024: Filament explodes into gorgeous prominence

Sun news for May 23, 2024. A long filament exploded into a gorgeous prominence. Meanwhile, former active region AR3663 has almost returned.
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It’s aurora season. Why more auroras at equinoxes?

An aurora season occurs in March and October each year, due to the way the magnetic fields of the sun and the Earth work in conjunction with sun-Earth geometry.
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Sun activity archive for March 2024

Sun activity archive for March 2024. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for February 2024

Sun activity archive for February 2024. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for January 2024

Sun activity archive for January 2024. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for December 2023

Sun activity archive for December 2023. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for November 2023

Sun activity archive for November 2023. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for October 2023

Sun activity archive for October 2023. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for September 2023

Sun activity archive for September 2023. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.
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Sun activity archive for August 2023

Sun activity archive for August 2023. A daily record of flaring, big filaments and prominences, and other sorts of activity, on our local star.