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Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover.

Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover


Sun-Earth Day happens every year on the Spring Equinox. However, there are multiple events and activities that happen throughout the year across the United States and in other countries around the world. If you are hosting an event and would like us to post it on our calendar for all Sun-Earth Day viewers, just send an email to Elaine Lewis ( with your information in the format below.


If you have a Sun-Earth Day event planned for your area, please send us the following information and we'll post it to our calendar!

Name of the Event:
Location (Country, State, City):
One Paragraph Description:
Contact Information (optional)

If there is a registration or sign-ups for your event please include that information in the description along with the necessary contact information or web site URLs. All information will be made available to the public.


The August 4, 1972 solar flare was so powerful that, by some estimates, a spacesuited astronaut would have received a lethal does of radiation.