A side view of the surface of the sun which is dark red with orange spots and has a yellow halo. The sun takes up 3/4s of the image. On the left in the sun's halo is a black spot: Mercury.

Visual Astronomy Display: April 2022

Ramadan Mubarak and happy spring!


  • NASA studies the interactions of Mercury’s magnetic field and solar wind;
  • HR 6819 may not be the closest black hole to Earth after all;
  • Fermilab discusses photons and momentum;
  • The ISS is now in its final years of operation;
  • PBS Space Time asks: could the universe be inside a black hole?

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