EarthSky News with Deborah Byrd

All the news you can fit into outer space LIVE on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. ET (1600 UTC). Or watch right here!

This week … Astronomers reveal that our sun has the potential to flare thousands of times more powerfully than previously believed. Plus, people’s choice! Fourteen stars and 31 exoplanets get new names. Special thanks to for producing this video.

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Assistant Producer: Ryan Little

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Deborah Byrd