Jaw-Dropping Footage of Northern Lights Pulsing Across Entire Canadian Sky–With Southern Lights, Too

This primary care nurse calls himself a ‘Therapeutic Photographer’—and his ‘Southern Lights’ video could calm anyone’s anxiety. Captured near his home in Pinehouse Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada on February 6, the explosion of dancing light was “the BEST I’ve seen so far!”, exclaimed Dre Erwin. Erwin didn’t need to use time-lapse to capture the entire sky, […]

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Northern Lights Could Be Visible Over Parts of the U.S. This Week | Travel + Leisure

The northern lights may be visible in the U.S. tonight and Thursday, from the Pacific Northwest to New England… Some of the world’s best places to see the northern lights — Iceland, Finland, and Sweden — are off-limits to international travelers, which makes this week even more of a treat for aurora chasers in the […]

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Rosetta spacecraft detects unexpected ultraviolet aurora at a comet

Data from Southwest Research Institute-led instruments aboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft have helped reveal auroral emissions in the far ultraviolet around a comet for the first time. At Earth, auroras are formed when charged particles from the Sun follow our planet’s magnetic field lines to the north and south poles. There, solar particles strike atoms and molecules in […]

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Russian cosmonaut spots ‘space guests’ amid dazzling auroras in video. They’re not aliens. | Space

Space guests, or how I filmed the new time-lapse. The peak of aurora borealis when passing over the Antarctic in Australia’s longitude, meaning in between them. However, in the video, you will see something else, not only the aurora. pic.twitter.com/Hdiej7IbLU — Ivan Vagner (@ivan_mks63) August 19, 2020 https://www.space.com/russian-cosmonaut-space-guests-video-from-station.html

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Aurora, Meet Airglow

“Aurora, Meet Airglow” Two of Earth’s most colorful upper atmospheric phenomena, aurora and airglow, met just before dawn in this photo shot by an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS). Wavy green, red-topped wisps of aurora borealis appear to intersect the muted red-yellow band of airglow as the ISS passed just south of the Alaskan Peninsula. […]

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