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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms.

Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms


Space Weather Media Viewer V3
Space Weather Media Viewer V3
This Flash-based viewer allows you to view real-time NASA satellite images of the Sun and the Earth. Near real-time images from a variety of NASA satellites and ground-based observatories are presented. Enjoy zooming and panning the images! A scale tool with the size of the Earth is also presented with the solar images.
Video Podcasts
Enjoy this growing series of NEW Sun-Earth Day video podcasts (Vodcasts) ! Each new episode opens with a brief Sun-Earth Day welcome followed by an extraordinary video from NASA’s space weather community. Each episode closes with a message for those interested in learning more about the featured mission and related educational resources.
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Audio Podcasts
The Sun-Earth Day team will keep you updated and informed with the latest news and events through the Sun-Earth Day podcasts subcription.
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Image Gallery
Within this image gallery you will find spectacular images of eclipses from a variety of locations on Earth as well as artificially created eclipses taken by satellites studying the Sun!
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Traditions of the Sun
This new experiential Web site lets you explore Chaco Canyon and the Yucatan to learn about NASA research on the Sun and solar practices within a larger historical and cultural context.
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Sun Watchers Through Time - Interactive Timeline
Take a solar walk through time with this Flash-based Interactive Timeline.


On April 8, 1947, the largest sunspot in modern history reached its maximum size of over 330 times Earth's area.