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Synonyms for aurora

the first appearance of daylight in the morning

Synonyms for aurora

an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

(Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn

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Hubble took ultraviolet pictures of Saturn's auroras while Cassini recorded radio emissions from the same regions of the planet.
The measurements provide the most accurate glimpses yet of Saturn's auroras, says John Clarke of Boston University, a coauthor on all three studies.
Auroras, such as Earth's northern lights, arise when charged particles from space strike a planet's magnetosphere, the bubble-shaped region defined by a planet's magnetic field.
Auroras shimmer and glow when high-speed particles from the sun collide with gases in Earth's atmosphere.
Auroras are "born" some 150 million kilometers (93 million miles) away in the solar system's largest ball of scorching gas our sun.
KALISPELL, MT & SAN DIEGO -- Auroras Entertainment, LLC and Verimatrix, Inc.
Auroras, a leader in IPTV content, infrastructure and services, provides an end-to-end IPTV service, which will utilize the Verimatrix Content Authority System (VCAS) to protect content from the Auroras Master Headend through decoding and playback on a consumer set-top box (STB).
Auroras shimmer not only above Earth's far northern and southern latitudes but also in the skies of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
Pinning down the precise locations of Uranus' auroras as anything more than vague, diffuse glows, however, has posed a particularly difficult task, even though Voyager 2 detected hints of their presence when it flew past the planet in January 1986.
Aurora has integrated the Analytics Library into the company's OTC Options trading system - which is a part of the WinFITS platform - offering Auroras' clients the most reliable and customizable trading system, coupled with industry-leading analytics.
Aurora Software, a provider of trading solutions for the fixed income community, today announced that it purchased rights to the Cygnifi Analytics Library.
The spectacular auroras of earth, such as the aurora borealis or "northern lights," have counterparts in similar phenomena at Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.
Many scientists have thus felt that auroras would be one phenomenon missing from the otherwise exotic world.
With a scheduled launch on June 15, The Aurora Showcase will feature previously unpublished works in every literary genre, from romance novels to books about the environment, and will make them available to the public for download.
Farrington, chairman and CEO of The Aurora Collection, parent company of The Aurora Showcase.