by Lucia Abbo

The Sun is approaching its maximum activity: it is barely there discussed in two TV programme on 31 October (on the Leonardo news, and on 1 November (on the Piedmont regional news,, from minute 11 and 30 seconds) in an interview with Lucia Abbo of the INAF-Astrophysical Observatory of Turin. The 11-year activity cycle, solar eruptions and their consequences on Earth are the topics covered.


In particular, observations from space with the Metis instrument on board Solar Orbiter are described.