Tag Archives: aurora

Stunning Astronomy Picture of the Day

The astropic du jour is a gorgeous timelapse of the aurora over Norway. A must see.                   APOD: 2011 March 28 – Time Lapse Auroras Over Norway

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Aurora Alert!

FAST CORONAL MASS EJECTION: A coronal mass ejection (CME) exploded from the vicinity of sunspot 1164 during the late hours of March 7th. It leapt away from the sun traveling ~2200 km/s, making it the fastest CME since Sept. 2005. A … Continue reading

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Aunderstanding Auroras

Two European satellite flew simultaneously above the same aurora display, and were able to take measurements at different altitudes of this natural particle accelerator. This is the first time that scientists have measured such a region simultaneously using more than … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Aurora, Creepy Crepusculars

A stunning aurora, of which this is a mere snippet, featured today on Spaceweather.com           Much the same color palette appears on Earth Science Picture of the Day

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Of a Hole in the Sun

From Space Weather: A dark croissant-shaped hole has opened up in the sun’s atmosphere, and it is spewing a stream of solar wind into space. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory took this picture of the vast opening during the early hours … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Aurora over Norway

Excellent shots of the aurora over Norway. This is a mere snippet. SpaceWeather.com

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