Touch the Sun
New Exhibit Now Open
Sunspots... Magnetism... Solar Storms!
Bask in the light of our Sun in all its electromagnetic glory - but beware of its explosive nature! Explore awe-inspiring real-time images from space; get hands-on with sunspots, magnetism and solar storms; and see how the Sun’s bluster touches us here on Earth.
"a Sun-sational Show"!
- Bay Area ABC News
The Touch the Sun exhibition is based upon work supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Grant No. NNX12AE29G issued through the Education & Public Outreach for Earth & Space Science (EPOESS) Program.
To learn more about our dynamic Sun, continue your exploration at these sites:
- NASA SDO at Goddard Space Flight Center: sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/
- NASA Space Weather Viewer: sunearthday.gsfc.nasa.gov/spaceweather/