These are links to other great web sites about Sun. But beware: you don't want to get caught in Sun's Web! Don't stay away from Windows to the Universe for long!
Here Comes the Sun! A self-guided tutorial about the Sun.
Live from the Sun A great web site that takes you to the Sun and back!
SOHO The SOHO Mission Home Page
Solar Flare TheoryA NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center site devoted to solar flares
Stanford SOLAR Center This site is tons of fun! Includes an online solar telescope, the Sun song and a question and answer section.
The Sun: Man's Friend or Foe Learn the good and bad about the Sun.
Sun-Earth On-line Resources Content, classroom activities, games, real-time data and more...
The Virtual Sun Take a virtual tour of the Sun. Don't forget your sunglasses!
YOKHOH The YOKHOH mission home page.
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