[Chaos-l] Fwd: Dare to Share the Next Solar Flare!
rtphokie at gmail.com
Tue May 8 08:46:45 EDT 2012
All club members are invited to dial into this teleconference titled "Our
Magnetic Sun" with Dr. Mendez from UC Berkley.
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From: <nightskyinfo at astrosociety.org>
Date: Mon, May 7, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Subject: Dare to Share the Next Solar Flare!
To: rtphokie at gmail.com
Hello NSN StarGazers!
Have you seen the giant sunspot coming around the northeast limb of the
Sun? Spaceweather.com reports that the 100,000 km stretch of sunspots is
“crackling with M-Class flares.” Are you ready to bring views of these
sunspots to your visitors?
1. The Magnetic Sun Telecon this Wednesday, May 9th
2. Are you ready for the Solar Eclipse and the Transit of Venus?
3. AstroByte: 86% of adults are using social media *
*4. Videos for the ToV and the Solar Eclipse *
*1**. The Magnetic Sun Telecon this Wednesday, May 9th
Learn all about Our Magnetic Sun with solar scientist Dr. Bryan Mendez.
This summer promises plenty of solar viewing opportunities. Be sure to be
armed with sunscreen and solar trivia. And get ready for the newest
Outreach ToolKit, Our Magnetic
, to be released the same week! *
*To join the Teleconference on Wednesday, May 9th at 6:00 pm PDT (9:00
call the toll-free conference call line: **1-888-455-9236*
*Call anytime after 5:45 pm the evening of the telecon. An operator will
- You will be asked for the passcode: NIGHT SKY NETWORK
- You will be asked to give your NAME and the CLUB you belong to, and number
of people listening with you.
Find the presentation slides online here:
or log in and download the PPT here:
***2. Are you ready for the Annular Solar Eclipse (5/20) and the Transit of
Venus (6/5)?! *
*The events on the Night Sky Network calendar are being publicized widely
through NASA and other transit websites, not to mention the iPhone apps
DistantSuns. It all starts with a feed from this calendar, so post your
event - it gets the word out!*
*3. AstroByte:** Still not convinced that social media is an important part
of outreach? 86% of adults engage in social media in the U.S. Here’s a
great graphic that shows you how people are
*4. Here are two great videos on the NSN YouTube
the Annular Solar Eclipse and the Transit of Venus.
*Wishing you clear skies and oodles of outreach,
Marni Berendsen, Jessica Santascoy, & Vivian White
The Night Sky Network Team
nightskyinfo at astrosociety.org*
Join the conversation on Facebook!<https://www.facebook.com/nightskynetwork>
Find us on Twitter <https://twitter.com/nightskynetwork>*
Find helpful videos on YouTube <http://www.youtube.com/NightSkyNetwork>
*Spread the word about Go
the NSN iPhone app that helps you find NSN astronomy clubs and events
the astronomy app that lists NSN events!*
NOTE: The NASA Night Sky Network is a nationwide coalition of nearly 400
amateur astronomy clubs. You are signed up for email notifications from the
Night Sky Network as a member of your local astronomy club. To change your
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