The sunspot that recently rolled across the surface of the sun while spewing out flares has been animated in a magnificent timelapse using NASA SDO images.
NASA followed the biggest sunspot in many years as it roamed across the face of the sun, releasing solar flares along the way.
In the space of a week, the largest sunspot seen in 24 years has erupted in six massive flares, five of which were categorised X-class.
With no pesky clouds to get in its way, the European Space Agency's Proba-2 satellite captures a stunning view of the moon blotting out the sun.
NASA unveils a video of "holiday lights on the sun" showing our closest star, clearly feeling festive, spitting out a powerful solar flare.
Giant sunspots took a turn toward Earth this weekend and sent clouds of particles towards Earth, which aren't expected to disrupt communications but could bring auroras to northern altitudes.
A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?
The Big Bear Solar Observatory has captured never-before-seen details on the surface of the sun with some of the most accurate pictures ever snapped.
Space cameras are sending back amazing pictures of solar storms whose intensity is expected to pick up in coming months.
We've seen a lot of solar activity in the last few months as the sun nears the active peak in its 11-year cycle.