|By PR Newswire||
|March 18, 2009 12:22 PM EDT||
This year's theme, "Our Sun, Yours to Discover," celebrates the International Year of Astronomy and emphasizes daytime astronomy. During the live, interactive event participants from around the world and NASA scientists will share new discoveries and visualizations about our sun. Participating students will have the opportunity to demonstrate personally designed sundials while others will be monitoring the sun and preparing their own space weather forecast.
"Tremendous strides have been made with satellite and ground-based observations of the sun, which have enabled us to monitor the sun to gain a better understanding of the processes that govern its influence on our solar system," said
"These events also support the spirit of international collaboration," said
Goddard is producing the
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