aurora borealis


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Synonyms for aurora borealis

the aurora of the northern hemisphere

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The Aurora Borealis over Pontsticill Reservoir, near Merthyr Tydfil, this week
Known as aurora borealis, or the Northern Lights, in the northernhemisphere, they go by aurora australis, or the Southern Lights, in the southern hemisphere.
Fairbanks is defined by the midnight sun, the aurora borealis, the centrally located Chena and Yukon rivers and many miles of wilderness.
Harmonic produced this show exclusively for NASA TV UHD, using time-lapses shot from the International Space Station, showing both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth's magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere.
Seeing the Aurora Borealis is a bucket-list staple for many, but even for those who travel as far as the Arctic Circle to glimpse the phenomenon, Mother Nature ultimately makes the call.
The Hekla Aurora is part of Icelandair's transatlantic fleet, providing passengers an experience of the Aurora Borealis while on board, both with its interior mood lighting, and the new Aurora Borealis livery on the exterior.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 6, 2015-Icelandair launches Aurora Borealis plane
Dazzling ribbons of color in the sky surround them while he confesses to Hallie that he wants to "borrow" the aurora borealis for a little while, because he can't see it at home.
The frozen wilderness of Alaska brings an added sense of adventure to a quest to view the aurora borealis, commonly referred to as the northern lights.
This colorful and profusely illustrated book will appeal most to the aurora enthusiast who is planning a vacation expedition to witness, and photograph, the aurora borealis up close and in person.
This paper examines the frequency with which the aurora borealis was observed from Glen Ullin, North Dakota by Jay Brausch in comparison to sunspot and geomagnetic activity.
As a young boy I was always interested in space, the solar system, and what made it all work, but I never grew serious about the subject until I was 12 or 13, when I witnessed my first display of the aurora borealis while living on Long Island in the late 1950s.
The Aurora Borealis, or the northern lights, is a natural luminous light phenomenon that is commonly observed in the night sky at polar and sub-polar latitudes, and less commonly in other latitudes of the northern hemisphere.
Joel is also very enthusiastic about shooting astro time-lapse which results in number of fascinating videos of stars on the clear night sky as well as Aurora Borealis videos.