It used to be that you would only see pictures of the sun like this.
Or, this. (public domain)
Now, you can see pictures of the sun from NASA.
Recently, there were eruptions on the sun.
The sun’s activity caused auroras.
By, Thomas H. Marshburn, US astronaut on the International Space Station.
This last picture is of the same aurora by, Denali National Park in the state of Alaska.