Source - Space Weather News for June 29, 2016: http://spaceweather.com
GREEN FLASH ON MARS: You've heard of green flashes above the setting sun. This week an astrophotographer in Sweden spotted a green flash on Mars. Visit Spaceweather.com for pictures and an explanation of this unusual phenomenon.
BRIGHT AURORAS CAST SHADOWS: The sun has been completely blank for 6-going-on-7 days. Even without sunspots, however, space weather continues. On June 28th researchers in Antarctica photographed a display of auroras so bright it cast shadows on the ground. The outburst is highlighted on today's edition of Spaceweather.com.