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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

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

Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover

GET CONNECTED

Below are national and international organizations that can assist you in making contacts with members of the professional education community in your region.

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Astronomical Leagues Near You
The Astronomical League is composed of over two hundred and forty local amateur astronomical societies from all across the United States. There basic goal is to encourage an interest in astronomy (and especially amateur astronomy) throughout America whether it is through their local astronomical society, school, or their own instruments, and use them to view the beauty in the heavens. Use this site to contact nearby astronomical societies that are members of the Astronomical League!
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International Planetarium Society
Worldwide Listing of Planetaria
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National Science Teachers Association
Local Chapters and Associated Groups

Scientist Resources

NASA Fact

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