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Solar eclipse viewer Activity

by Fiona Midson, 15 March 2023 | 0 comments

Making a hole in the foil with a skewer.

A solar eclipse is just around the corner! On 20 April this year, people around Australia and parts of Asia will have the opportunity to see the special event. Directly staring into the Sun is very dangerous, so learn how to safely watch the solar eclipse by building a solar eclipse viewer with us.

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Our quiet Sun is starting to wake up News

by David Shaw, 24 September 2020 | 1 comments

Solar flares on the surface of the sun. Active and less active.

The Sun is a colossal raging ball of heat. Atoms are fused together in its crushing depths, releasing awesome amounts of energy and spewing gigantic flares from its surface. But for the past few years, the Sun has been calmer than usual.

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