Astrophotographer captures stunningly detailed images of our ‘fuzzy’ sun

These incredibly detailed images of the Sun were captured by astrophotographer Mark Johnston from his backyard in Scottsdale, Arizona.

As we approach solar maximum, the peak of solar activity during the sunis about 11 years old solar cycleThe sun has been anything but quiet. Producing huge sunspots, unleashing powerful solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and triggering impressive widespread aurora displaysthe sun certainly kept us alert.

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