Space Environment Center -- The official U.S. government bureau
for real-time monitoring of solar and geophysical events, research
in solar-terrestrial physics, and forecasting solar and geophysical
Optics -- the first place to look for information about sundogs,
pillars, rainbows and related phenomena. See also Snow
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory -- Realtime and archival images of the Sun from
SOHO. (European Mirror
Daily Sunspot Summaries -- from the NOAA Space Environment
Images --a gallery of up-to-date solar pictures from the
National Solar Data Analysis Center at the Goddard Space Flight
Center. See also the GOES-12 Solar X-ray
Recent Solar Events -- a nice summary of current solar conditions from
SOHO Farside Images of the Sun from SWAN
The Latest SOHO Coronagraph Images -- from the Naval Research Lab
The Sun from Earth -- daily images of our star from the Big Bear Solar
List of Potentially Hazardous
Asteroids -- from the Harvard
Minor Planet Center.
Observable Comets -- from the Harvard Minor Planet Center.
What is the Interplanetary Magnetic
Field? -- A lucid answer from
the University of Michigan. See also the Anatomy
of Earth's Magnetosphere.
Real-time Solar Wind Data -- from NASA's ACE spacecraft. How powerful are
solar wind gusts? Read this
story from Science@NASA.
Real-time Solar Wind Data --
from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory Proton Monitor.
Aurora Forecast --from the University of Alaska's Geophysical Institute
Daily Solar Flare and Sunspot
Data -- from the NOAA Space
Lists of Coronal Mass Ejections -- from 1998 to 2001
What is an Iridium
flare? See also Photographing
Satellites by Brian Webb.
Vandenberg AFB missile launch
What is an Astronomical
Unit, or AU?
in Finland; An
Introduction to Mirages;
NOAA Solar Flare and Sunspot Data: 1999;
Space Audio Streams: (University of
Florida) 20 MHz radio emissions from Jupiter: #1, #2, #3, #4;
(NASA/Marshall) INSPIRE: #1;
(Stan Nelson of Roswell, New Mexico) meteor radar: #1,
Recent International Astronomical Union
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