What Is The Aurora Borealis?

(Fire in the Sky Performance)

How and Where Does It Form?

Picture from NASA’s hubble space telescope of Jupiter’s auroras
Picture from NASA’s hubble space telescope of Saturn’s auroras
“The spectacular aurora borealis, or the “northern lights,” over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its orbital path. The station’s main solar arrays are seen in the left foreground. This photograph was taken by a member of the Expedition 53 crew aboard the station on Sept. 15, 2017.” — NASA

The Colors

Why Are the Auroras Important?

The auroras teach us about the impacts of solar storms on Earth

Auroras with navigation

Curiosity

Aurora borealis in Iceland

Key Takeaways

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