Beyond the Printed Page:
“New Scrutiny of the Sun’s Secrets”

Here are links for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and the article "New Scrutiny of the Sun's Secrets" in the February 2011 Sky & Telescope:

Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) main sites:
www.nasa.gov/sdo
sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov

Movies for images in the article:
solar-center.stanford.edu/camilla/movies.html

More SDO movies, with new ones all the time:
www.youtube.com/LittleSDOHMI
www.youtube.com/sdomission2009

Monica Bobra, the article's author, also suggests:

• There are some iPhone apps to note: SpaceWx, Swx Monitor, SpaceWeather, and 3D Sun (which features the most SDO data).

• The main SDO webpage includes a blog from Dean Pesnell, the project scientist, and links to the 'real' scientific SDO data, instrument webpages, and other solar resources.

• SDO has a mascot, a friendly rubber chicken named Camilla. She has travelled all over the world, met astronauts, gone to conferences, universities, public outreach events, fundraisers, and a shuttle launch. She has a blog, a Facebook account, and a Twitter feed.

• More Facebook fan pages and twitter feeds from NASA folks:
twitter.com/NASA_SDO
www.facebook.com/NASA.Little.SDO

www.facebook.com/NASASDO

• And of course the website for my group is
solar-center.stanford.edu

• Some additional good websites that feature SDO data are SolarIMG, The Sun Today, and Spaceweather.com.