Thursday: The Sky Above—Where Earth Meets Space

During Solar Week you can submit questions to scientists and they will answer on the MESSAGE BOARD.

Teacher/Group Leader Information:The Sky Above—Earth's Upper Atmosphere

Solar Week always devotes a day -- and online discussion time -- to a special solar-related theme. This time, it’s Earth's upper atmosphere, which includes the ionosphere and the breathtaking phenomenon known as the aurora (or Northern Lights).

Learn About the Ionosphere    |  Illuminating the Northern Lights (PBS QUEST)  

Live webinar on space weather on Thurs. Oct. 15th

In addition to our usual wonderful and knowledgeable solar scientists answering your questions about the Sun-Earth connection, we've invited an expert on the Sun to join us for a live webinar today!

Our live presenter will be: Dr. Patrcia Reiff of Rice University:

Join us today at 2:30 pm Eastern Time (1:30 pm Central / 12:30 noon Mountain / 11:30 AM Pacific)

We are delighted to announce that our live webinar speaker will be Dr. Pat Reiff on Thursday, October 15 at 11:30 Pacific (12:30 mountain, 1:30 Central, 2:30 Eastern) for a 30-minute youth-oriented live webinar. This will take place and Zoom and we'll also live-stream to YouTube.


You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Oct 15, 2020 11:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Solar Week Fall 2020 Webinar: Dr. Pat Reiff

Register in advance for this webinar:


Register for Zoom   or   Watch YouTube Live Stream




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