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  • Stanford Solar Center
    2012 by Stanford SOLAR Center Permitted Uses Credits

    Original URL path: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/ (2012-11-10)
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  • Stanford SOLAR Center -- Credits
    was courtesy of Hilda Bisangwa The stunning image of the solar corona used in the background was taken during the 2008 total eclipse and is 2008 Miloslav Druckmüller Peter Aniol Vojtech Ru in Reproduced with permission Imagery credits for the Solar Art section and the Medicine Wheel section are given along with the imagery on the various pages Home page images Solar Center logo by Bayard Butch Colyear of the Stanford Visual Arts group Aurora photo by David Fritts Poker Flat Research Center Alaska Very Large Array radio telescope photo by Deborah Scherrer used with permission Colorful Sun thumbnails from the EIT instrument on the SOHO spacecraft The image of Stanford was taken by Phillip Rittmuller an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena CA The combination image of a solar flare with an oscillation model superimposed was developed by Bala The NASA and NSF logos belong to their respective agencies Many of the solar images were produced by the various instrument teams on the SOHO spacecraft Use of SOHO images for public education efforts and non commercial purposes is strongly encouraged and requires no expressed authorization It is requested however that any such use properly attributes the source of the images as Courtesy of SOHO instrument name consortium SOHO is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA The magnetograms are from the MDI instrument on the SOHO spacecraft The MDI instrument was designed and built by the Solar Observatories Group at Stanford University and the Lockheed Martin Palo Alto Research Laboratory SOI MDI images are available for reproduction for educational news and informational purposes as long as the following citation is given Image s courtesy of the SOHO SOI MDI project of the Stanford Lockheed Institute for Space Research SOHO is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA The solar x ray images are from the Yohkoh mission of ISAS Japan The Yohkoh Soft X ray Telescope is a collaborative project of the Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and the University of Tokyo supported by NASA and ISAS The Greek analemma photographs are copyright 2001 2004 Anthony Ayiomamitis http perseus gr All rights reserved Used with permission The active sun magnetogram courtesy of Jack Harvey National Solar Observatories NOAO The animated rotating sun and animated solar art courtesy of David Hathaway Marshall Space Flight Center The red solar loop image couresty of the St Andrews Solar Group UK The black hole signature spectrum and description were created with support to Space Telescope Science Institute operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Inc from NASA contract NAS5 26555 and are reproduced with permission from AURA STScI Digital renditions of images produced by AURA STScI are obtainable royalty free for educational and non profit use The solar eclipse icon is from the High Altitude Observatory NCAR Boulder CO The beautiful background for the Native American folklore pages was created by Brad Snowder of the Western Washington University Planetarium

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  • About the Sun- Stanford Solar Center
    from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And to know the place for the first time T S Eliot Home Request Solar Posters Site Map Glossary About Us Contact Us 2008

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  • Camilla Corona SDO- Stanford Solar Center
    but also sad But thanks to Facebook and Twitter we stay in constant contact and Little shares the beautiful solar science with me and the world It is my plan to go and visit Little SDO in Space That is why I am training very hard to not only learn everything there is about the Sun and Space Weather but like any other Astronaut I am also educating myself about various space missions and participate in real Astronaut training Follow my adventures either on my Facebook site my Twitter feed or through my Blog I promise you will learn a few things along the way Little I have a few tricks up our sleeves Facebook http www facebook com CamillaSDO Twitter http www twitter com Camilla SDO Blog http camilla corona SDO blogspot com Twitter Updates Current Twitter Feed Camillia SDO follow me on Twitter Little SDO The Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO is a NASA mission which will observe the Sun for over five years Launched on February 11 2010 the observatory is part of the Living With a Star LWS program The goal of the LWS program is to develop the scientific understanding necessary to effectively address those aspects

    Original URL path: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/camilla/ (2012-11-10)
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  • Solar Art & Literature- Stanford Solar Center
    To me the most interesting thing about man is that he is an animal who practices art and science and in every known society practices both together Jacob Bronowski 1967 Your Art Students often have creative and imaginative impressions of the sun and solar events Do you have an artistic expression of the sun a poem story music or perhaps an image relating to something you ve learned in one

    Original URL path: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/art/ (2012-11-10)
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  • Stanford Solar Center - Ancient Observatories
    more information about the film contact Carina Rubin Newgrange world s oldest astronomically oriented structure Stonehenge ancient astronomical site Astronomy in Ancient India Astronomy in Ancient Egypt See also El Kernak Abu Simbel Nabta Playa An African Stonehenge Gaocheng Chinese observatory for the Emperor Ancient Japanese Lore and Astronomical History Angkor Wat Cambodian Temple Aborigines Star Knowledge Gotland Grooves Easter Island Traditions of the Sun An experiential web site that lets you explore Chaco Canyon learning about NASA research on the Sun and Native American solar practices within a larger historical and cultural context Chaco Canyon An Exploratorium website that features the Chaco Canyon ancient site in New Mexico and its connections to cycles of the Sun and Moon The Sundagger Anasazi Native American marker for solar and lunar cycles Also check out the Solstice Project Medicine Wheels and The Bighorn Medicine Wheel Native American pointer to sun and stars Aboriginal Star Knowledge how Native Americans observed the Sun and stars Sunpath in the Stars how the Lakota Sioux tracked the Sun s movement against the stars Machu Picchu and Ancient Observatories Machu Picchu Aztec Sun Stone or Calendar How the Maya Observed the Sun Haleakala path to the calling

    Original URL path: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/AO/ (2012-11-10)
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  • Solar Folklore- Stanford Solar Center
    systems with highly developed traditions reflecting their deep connection with the land and environment Their view of the cosmos is based on their concept of the Dreaming a distance past when the Spirit Ancestors created the world Aboriginal songs dances and tales convey how long ago the Spirit Ancestors created the natural world and entwined the people into a close interrelationship with nature and the sky For more information see the Australian Museum s website Indigenous Australia The Two Wise Men and the Seven Sisters a creation story from the WONG GU THA people of the desert near Ooldea South Australia Indigenous perspectives on the Sun and Moon This document is part of the South Australian government Department of Education s Aboriginal Education Unit It contains some Dreaming stories with the nation and area included as well as practical activities that can be used in a primary classroom An Aborigines View of the Sun Australian Aborigine Creation Myth Story of the Aboriginal Flag and its Sun symbol Back to Top Mesopotamia Gilgamesh and the Sun Shamas Back to Top Judeo Christian The Creation Joshua Halts the Sun Back to Top Other Cultures Ancient Egypt Horus African Cultures Liza China Ten Suns Classical Greece and Rome Apollo Phaethon Drives the Sun Chariot Apollo and the Cygnus Constellation Helios Apollo Brings Life giving Heat Inuit Greenland Malina Japan Amaterasu Norse Freyr Freyr the God of Sun and Rain Polynesia Hawaii Maui Captures the Sun Back to Top Visit our new Ancient Observatories page Rock Art Sundagger Rock Art and other Ancient Solar Imagery Solar Symbolism Solar Symbolism Ancient and Modern Building a Modern Sunwheel Other Resources about arts com A directory of literature related websites and discussion groups Our page is listed under the culture hot button Great Quotes The Sun is

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  • For Educators- Stanford Solar Center
    12 5 Proving a Sun centered Solar System This activity is a low cost method of demonstrating a heliocentric Solar System It is also one of Galileo s observations using his telescope the phases of Venus and its apparent diameter change as it orbits the Sun Grades 2 5 6 The Spinning Sun Students use their solar data to estimate or compute using angular velocity the Sun s rotation period Grades 6 12 7 Sunspot Races Using daily solar images students predict when spots will disappear or reappear from view on the solar disk Grades 3 5 8 Observing the Sun Information on building pinhole cameras using telescopes accessing an online solar telescope observing eclipses and sketching sunspots Includes pointers to related activities Grades 4 12 9 Solar Math This activity contains Sun related math problems from the NASA Space Math website Categories include Number Operations Algebra Geometry Statistics and Problem solving Grades 3 12 10 NOAA NWS Education This page from NOAA s Space Weather Prediction Center has a section on Space Weather reference papers and a Classroom section with activities and accompanying reading materials Grades 7 12 11 SOHO Lesson Plans Ten lesson plans on NASA s website for the SOHO spacecraft Topics include sunspots solar rotation magnetic fields orbits solar wind and convection cells Grades 6 12 12 An Interview with Mr Sol Students do some research on the Sun then in pairs generate an interview with The Star to determine how he she works An Example Grades 4 6 13 Solar Learning Activities Sun related hands on activities for teaching basic physical concepts of the Sun from Montana State University Solar Physics web site Grades 8 11 14 Our Star the Sun Detailed lesson plans for elementary school teachers from the Project FIRST Eye on the Sky website Grades 1 3 15 Retrieving Solar Images Students are instructed to use the web every day to retrieve a current solar image Subsequent activities will show the students how to use the data for scientific purposes Grades 4 12 16 Solar Music Introduction to helioseismology Solar music Encourages the students to realize you can learn about an object by listening to it just as astonomers listen to the Sun s heartbeat to learn about its interior Grades K 3 17 Hearing the Sun Students listen to sound waves generated from acoustical waves on the Sun An animated video is provided to visualize the acoustic wave generation by large scale solar granulation A hands on activity is suggested for younger students and introductory information about helioseismology for older students Grades 4 12 18 Quick Quizzes a Understanding the Solar Scale b Galileo Challenge c Solar Granulation Quiz d Sunspot Quiz Self guided quizzes designed to assess current knowledge and intrigue students about the Sun Grades 6 8 19 Earth based Solar Phenomena Suggested questions and topics for research on ways the Sun affects our Earth Touches on auroras rainbows sun pillars the green flash sun pillars etc Gives pointers

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