AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

Transits, Spots, and Eclipses: The Sun’s Unique Role in Outreach

Volume 49 number 1 (2021)

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Kristine Larsen
Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06053; larsen@ccsu.edu

Abstract

The author shares her experiences exploiting the sun in the service of outreach, and encourages AAVSO observers to take advantage of the sun’s ongoing reawakening from the minimum of its activity cycle to engage in both solar observing and solar-based outreach.