Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society

Next BSAS Meeting:

Wednesday, August 20 - 7:30 pm
Cumberland Valley Girl Scout Council Building

BSAS Public Star Party

Friday, July 25 - 8:30 - 10:30 pm
Bowie Nature Park (Fairview)

BSAS Public Star Party

Friday, Aug 15 - 8:30 - 10:30 pm
Bells Bend Outdoor Center

July 2014: The Invisible Shield of our Sun

Voyager 1 famously entered interstellar space back in the summer of 2012. In doing so, it left behind the protection of our Sun—a mighty shield called the heliosphere. What is the heliosphere, how is it created, and what does it shield our solar system from? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in this month's column!