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Science of Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

In Aurorae, Latest News, Space Weather, Uncategorized On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Science of the Northern Lights Aurora Borealis by Pål Brekke Sir Edmund Halley suggested the aurora was caused by magnetic liquid evaporating from pores in the polar region… Read More »

Northern Lights, a Magic Light Display

In Aurorae, Latest News, Space Weather On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Northern Lights, a Magical Light Display by Pål Brekke Folklore about the Northern Lights For thousands of years people in the northern part of the world have marvelled… Read More »

Bjorn Jorgensen

The Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

In Aurorae, Latest News, SDO, SOHO, Uncategorized On February 5, 2012 Comments Off on The Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

This photo of the northern lights aurora borealis was taken in Kvaløya close to Tromsø, Norway, by Bjørn Jørgensen. January 2012 provided a spectacular display of lights (aurorae) in the northern… Read More »

Solar Dynamics Observatory, SDO

In Latest News, SDO On November 16, 2011 Comments Off on Solar Dynamics Observatory, SDO

(This post was provided by Caroline Alexander, UCLan, UK) SDO Mission Overview The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is a satellite that was launched into orbit in February 2010. SDO is… Read More »

The Sun gets active with X-class solar flares

In Hinode, Latest News, SDO On November 10, 2011 Comments Off on The Sun gets active with X-class solar flares

September 2011 was an active month for the Sun. Active region number AR1302 unleashed two X-class flares as it appeared on the disk of the Sun, and seemed to be ready… Read More »