Features Solar System

The solar system consists of a central star, the Sun, the bodies and the accompanying space between them. Eight planets revolve around the sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, plus the dwarf...

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The sun

The Sun is the closest star to Earth and the largest element of the solar system. The stars are the only bodies that emit light in the universe. The sun is our main source of energy, which manifests itself mainly in the form of...

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Solar cycles

Solar cycles regulate all solar activity and space weather. Although there has been much studied in recent decades, yet not entirely known. It is very important to understand how solar cycles operate, affecting much of our...

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Solar activity

Sunspots Sunspots have a dark central part known as the umbra surrounded by a lighter region called the penumbra. Sunspots are dark because they are cooler than the surrounding photosphere. The spots are the place of strong...

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