Readers’ images: Solar activity

The Sun has woken up, and not just to supply the UK with sunshine, as our selection of readers' solar images show.

EDIT - Gerard Mooney - Sun spots April 3rd 2

A burst of solar activity was seen crossing the Sun’s surface the past weekend, with several sunspots erupting to create the strongest flares this year.

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Some of you took the opportunity to observe and image the Sun during this period, and we present a selection of these solar images below.

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Remember never to look at the Sun through an unfiltered telescope or with the naked eye, as this can cause irreparable damage. Read our guide to safe solar observing here.

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