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Watch a glorious HD timelapse of sunspot AR 12192

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.

By November 10, 2014

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NASA tracks giant flare-spewing sunspot across sun

NASA followed the biggest sunspot in many years as it roamed across the face of the sun, releasing solar flares along the way.

By November 3, 2014

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One week, one giant sunspot, six massive solar flares

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.

7 Images By October 26, 2014

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Sun spews intense solar flare just in time for the holidays

NASA unveils a video of "holiday lights on the sun" showing our closest star, clearly feeling festive, spitting out a powerful solar flare.

By December 22, 2014

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'Monster sunspot' could bring solar flares

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.

By May 9, 2012

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

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?

By July 26, 2014

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Up close and personal with the surface of the sun

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.

By August 6, 2013

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What's up with the sun? Plenty

Space cameras are sending back amazing pictures of solar storms whose intensity is expected to pick up in coming months.

By March 1, 2013

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Solar activity ramping up to a 2013 peak

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.

By November 26, 2012

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Nokia Lumia 920 camera vs. HTC Windows Phone 8X vs. iPhone 5

A three-way camera showdown pits two new Windows phones against the iPhone 5's gold standard.

By November 1, 2012