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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

POLAR GATEWAYS PODCAST GALLERY

Richard K. Glenn, Board President, BASC and  George Oleman, Special Assistant to the Mayor, commemorate the First International Polar Year at Barrow.

Richard K. Glenn, Board President, BASC and George Oleman, Special Assistant to the Mayor, commemorate the First International Polar Year at Barrow. Photo Credit - Jay Friedlander

Space Weather Fact

The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!

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