Sun Articles

Here are 20 home remedies for minor sunburn treatment (where the skin is red or sore but not blistered or broken).

Get tips on how to survive summer heat. Take a moment to check our heat safety tips and the heat index chart.

What are some of Earth's greatest sky events? Here's the Almanac's take on the most spectacular, memorable, and even scary sky phenomena visible to the naked eye since 1792.

Here at the Almanac, we believe that solar science, the study of sunspots and other solar activity, can influence weather here on Earth. In this article, we explain the basics of solar activity, solar cycles, and what's up with the Sun now.

The aurora borealis or northern lights is one of nature's most dazzling events. Shimmering curtains of color waft in the night air.
Huge arcs and pillars of color dance and float through the dark.

Mark these solar eclipse dates on your calendar so you don't miss any of this century's spectacles!

The Old Farmer's Almanac uses sunspot activity to help in making its weather predictions. What exactly are sunspots?

The Sun is Hotter Than Hot!

The Sun's temperature varies over time and throughout these seven layers . . .

The Sun Has a Lot of Pull!

The Sun Moves Ver-r-r-y Slowly

The Sun is the center of our solar system, but it doesn't stay in one place.