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Aurorae (Northern Lights)

Beautiful ribbons of light caused by the interaction of high-energy particles in the solar wind and Earth’s magnetic field. These are common in both extreme northern (aurora borealis or northern lights) and southern latitudes (aurora australis/southern lights), near Earth’s magnetic poles.


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Light Tourists Chasing beautiful nightlights November 25, 2019

More Venus and Jupiter Powerful lights on a giant planet November 24, 2019

Loud Aurora Listening in on the planet Jupiter November 12, 2016

Moon, Regulus, and Jupiter Powering up curtains of light February 22, 2016

Featured Images

Powerful solar flare, September 6, 2017

Solar Storm September 6, 2017

Auroras on Jupiterk

Polar Rings February 22, 2016

A brilliant aurora from the International Space Station

Fiery Sky January 21, 2015