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Space Weather and the Sun-Earth Connection

Earth from Space and Sun Space Weather Monitors

The Space Weather Monitor program is an education project to build and distribute inexpensive ionospheric monitors to students around the world. The monitors detect solar flares and other ionospheric disturbances.

Image Credits: Earth image courtesy of NASA.

Space Weather
Violent transfers of matter and energy from the Sun to the Earth have the potential to seriously affect both living beings and technology here on Earth. We call this space weather.
Solar Phenomena on Earth
Auroras, rainbows, sunrise & sunset, atmospheric phenomena, global warming, nature
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