Contact Us
Sun

Sun

Sun in X-ray
An X-ray vision of the Sun on Friday July 12. (NOAA/SWPC Boulder CO)
[

NOAA Predicts a Chance for Aurora Display This Weekend

The Aurora Borealis might be visible in Montana July 13 and July 14, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The Sun has released what is called a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), which is expected to hit our planet's magnetic field this weekend

Read More

solar flare
An M2 class Flare from AR1777 on the Sun. (NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory)
[

Sun Releases a Flare on the Solstice

At about 3 in the morning on the Summer Solstice (most amount of daylight hours of the year on Earth), the Sun popped off a little fireworks.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory caught a video of this M2 Class flare in the extreme ultraviolet (that's why the Sun doesn't look like our red-orange ball of fire in the photo)

Read More

solar flare
A solar flare photographed in the extreme ultraviolet. (NASA)
[

Solar Activity Has Potential to Bring Northern Lights to Valley

The Sun has been active the past few days, and if you were lucky (like Mike Daniels), you saw some Northern Lights early last week. More aurora over the Bitterroot Valley may be coming our way in the coming days or weeks

Read More

self-portrait of Curiosity
A recent self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity. (JPL/NASA)
[

Mars Rovers on a ‘Sunny’ Vacation – Call Back Later

Since April 4th, the Mars rovers Curiosity and Opportunity have "hung up" their phones.

It's a planned disconnect, though. NASA reports that every two years the Earth and Mars end up on opposite sides of the Sun as they roll around the Solar System

Read More

sun and earth
Earth is barely visible under the sun at left. (Discovery/Youtube)
[

Wanna See Something Cool? Relative Sizes of Earth, Sun and More

I run across these things every so often. The sun is huge, compared to our little planet.

But the Discovery Channel has a nice little(?) comparison that shows some real size. It's a little hard to wrap your mind around, but it deserves a look

Read More

venus transit sun
Venus during transit of Sun. (NASA/Hinode)
[

Here’s Venus Passing in Front of Sun

That's a planet on the edge of the Sun.

Read More

Category: National News Tags: , ,
venus and sun
Venus passes in front of the Sun in 2004. (NASA)
[

Venus Transits Sun Tuesday Afternoon

Don't look at the sun, look on-line!

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: , ,
sunscreen-300x199
[

Staying Safe in the Sun

In Montana, we spend the majority of the year hiding beneath thick layers of clothing. But when the sun comes out, so should the suncreen.

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: , ,
sun and spot
The sun today with Sunspot 1429 (top-left). (Photo from Solar Dynamics Observatory, Goddard Spaceflight Center, NASA)
[

Auroras Expected from Solar Storm

The sunspot that has been featured on most of the news program March 8th is still growing. It's that white ribbon-like feature on the sun photo and is now about 7 "Earths" wide....that should give you an idea of how big the sun is

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: , ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://klyq.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!