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Tag Archive: aurora

Jan 31 2012

The Aurora over Norway

Here, have some beautiful high-res time lapse photography by Bjørnar Eilertsen in Kristiansund, Norway, on January 24th, following the recent coronal mass ejection event. That’s “solar flare” to non-geeks. There’s even more pretty pictures and videos at The Atlantic.

Nov 30 2011

Exoplanet auroras – deadly shows daily

Via Universe Today, an explanation from NASA of the auroras that probably bombard exoplanet gas giant CoRoT-2B and how the planet’s location and speed is very likely causing much of the x-ray bombardment it experiences from its sun.