AURA Appoints Christoph Keller as next National Solar Observatory Director

AURA Appoints Christoph Keller as next National Solar Observatory Director

AURA is pleased to announce that Dr. Christoph Keller has been appointed as the next Director of the National Science ...
NSO: Magnetic fields in solar plage regions: insights from high-sensitivity spectropolarimetry

NSO: Magnetic fields in solar plage regions: insights from high-sensitivity spectropolarimetry

In the ever-evolving realm of solar physics, a quest to understand the enigmatic solar plages (pronounced /pleɪdʒ/) has led to ...
Statement on Maui Wildfires

Statement on Maui Wildfires

AURA and the National Solar Observatory (NSO) are closely monitoring the harrowing, devastating wildfires which have severely impacted our local ...
NSO: The Sun’s Polar Magnetic Field will Soon Flip

NSO: The Sun’s Polar Magnetic Field will Soon Flip

The Sun is about to turn upside down – magnetically speaking, of course. In recent months, we’ve seen an uptick ...
Free Downloadable Education and Outreach Materials

Free Downloadable Education and Outreach Materials

Educational materials (e.g. brochures, posters, booklets, etc.) that can be downloaded for distribution to students ...
Solar Eclipse Lesson Plans and Activities

Solar Eclipse Lesson Plans and Activities

Lesson plans and activity guides for learning about solar eclipses.   ...
Journey to the Sun with NSO

Journey to the Sun with NSO

The “Journey to the Sun” (JTTS) Educator Program focuses on supporting middle and high school educators in teaching science standards ...
NSO’s Google Classrooms

NSO’s Google Classrooms

Hub for K-12 STEM Online Resources / CLASS CODE: acmluyv National Solar Observatory’s “Astronomy STEM” classroom! This class is a ...
NSO: NSF’s GONG Facilities Helped Parker Solar Probe In Finding Source of Solar Winds

NSO: NSF’s GONG Facilities Helped Parker Solar Probe In Finding Source of Solar Winds

A paper published today in the Nature journal reports that NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has flown close enough to the Sun to detect fine ...
Logos of AURA's 52 Member Institutions with AURA's logo in the center.

AURA Welcomes Two New Member Institutions

The Association of Universities for Astronomy (AURA) is pleased to welcome two new member institutions, the University of California at ...
NSO: New Images Released by NSF’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

NSO: New Images Released by NSF’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope released eight new images of the Sun, previewing the exciting science underway at ...
AURA seeks new Director for National Solar Observatory

AURA seeks new Director for National Solar Observatory

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) seeks a new Director for the National Solar Observatory (NSO) ...