Space Weather

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Documents and PowerPoints

The Sun and Space Weather.ppt
The Sun.ppt

Related MGGP Resources
SDO
STEREO
SOHO
The Sun

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
Spaceweather.com
Space weather bureau, science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment. News, forecasts and trivia.

NOAA
Space Weather Prediction Center
Solar forecasts current conditions in geospace, press releases, events, and other information concerning space weather.
---Daily Sunspot Number
---Space Weather Now
---Today's Space Weather
---Space Weather Scales

Space Weather- NOAA YouTube Channel for space weather

A Primer on Space Weather
A broad view of the entire Sun-Earth environment, with a particular focus on space weather.


Space Science Institute
Space Weather

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Games

UCAR
Windows to Universe
Information, movies and images on space weather, auroras, and Earth's magnetosphere.

Other Resources
Space Weather - Rice University
Space Weather - Wikipedia

ESA Space Weather
Information and links to space weather sites from the European Space Agency.

THE SUN ____________________

SOHO - The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
Has the latest solar images from SOHO and information on the SOHO mission.

STEREO - Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory

SDO - Solar Dynamics Observatory
---The Sun Now

The National Solar Observatory
Descriptions of the Sacramento Peak and Kitt Peak Solar Observatories, as well as a digital library of images which includes current solar images.

Learn about Your Birthday Sun
Plot Sunspot numbers around any date… like your birthday! Were you born when the Sun was very active or very quiet?

AURORAS ____________________

The Aurora Page - Michigan Tech.
Information, links and images on the Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis

Aurora Forcast - Geophysical Institute

Auroras, Paintings in the Sky
This self-guided tour from the Exploratorium offers comprehensive answers to some common questions about auroras.

EARTH'S MAGNETOSPHERE __________

Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere
Detailed information on the Earths magnetic environment and the physics behind it.

 

 

 

IMAGES
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SDO-20100819.jpg SDO - This is a false-color image of the Sun observed in the extreme ultraviolet region of the spectrum.

Sun_poster.svg.png The structure of the Sun

Sun_parts_big.jpg Cross-section of solar-type star

Solar-cycle-data.png Measurements of solar cycle variation during the last 30 years

Sunspot-number.png History of the number of observed sunspots during the last 250 years, which shows the ~11-year solar cycle

MOVIES/ANIMATIONS
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MOVIES______________________

Space Weather - NOAA YouTube Channel for space weather

SDO-3YearsMovie-tn.png Three Years of SDO Images

 

ANIMATIONS__________________

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Solar System Simulator
- JPL

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Eyes on the Universe
- JPL
JPL created this 3-D environment, which allows you to explore the solar system from their computers.

 

NASA Solar System

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