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Two people looking at the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2014

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

SOHO coronograph image of a CME

GALLERY: Solar blast

The Sun has unleashed a huge eruption of plasma, or coronal mass ejection, spotted by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory spacecraft.

Small sky map showing the Moon near Aldebaran

What’s up? The night sky for January 2014

Here’s our guide to when and where to see the Moon and planets for the month of January 2014.

SOHO image of a CME

Sun sends an explosion our way

Billions of tonnes of particles were ejected by the Sun two days ago. Some were expected to reach Earth today.

Two people observing the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

totally eclipsed Sun

Total eclipse of the Sun – November 14

Australians are about to experience nature’s most amazing spectacle

SDO image of filamentary eruption on the Sun

Stunning solar eruption

A huge plasma loop collapses onto the Sun in the most spectacular fashion.

SDO image of the Sun

Must-see video of the Sun!

Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates it second birthday with amazing footage of solar explosions.

VIDEO: Tornadoes on the Sun!

VIDEO: Tornadoes on the Sun!

Amazing video shows huge vortices rising from the solar surface.