Sky Lights Go Wild, North And South


Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The solar storm that sparked so much debate this week got its second wind, rewarding aurora aficionados from the Arctic to the Lower 48 to Australia.

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    06/10/2018 - 9:11 am | View Link
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    It already had a full complement of street lights, and the new owners of the gas station on ... Part of this is because of humans' continued encroachment into formerly wild and dark areas. Another reason is our collective enthusiasm for energy-saving ...
    12/9/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Disneyland Sky Lights Up Orange Amidst Terrifying Wildfire Nearby — Eerie Photos
    Well, this is creepy. Due to the wildfires in Anaheim, California, the sky over the usually magical Disneyland turned an eerie burnt orange. These pics are crazy. Disneyland remains open in Anaheim, California despite the looming wildfires, and the ...
    10/10/2017 - 11:35 am | View Link
  • Snowy vistas, roaming reindeer and a hotel made from ice: Why Swedish Lapland is the world's most magical place to hunt for the Northern Lights
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    02/5/2017 - 1:15 am | View Link
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  • Sky Photo Contest shows the beauty of ...
    From star-studded mountain landscapes to the Northern Lights, photographers have captured the night sky in all its awe-inspiring beauty to win an international competition.
    06/17/2018 - 6:21 am | View Website
  • International Dark-Sky Association | IDA | Light Pollution
    The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.
    06/17/2018 - 3:44 am | View Website
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  • Was mysterious jellyfish in sky caused by space satellite ...
    A strange jellyfish-shaped object spotted hanging in the sky over Norway, may have been caused by light from the aurora being bounced off a space satellite, experts say.
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  • Aurora
    An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the Arctic and Antarctic).
    06/16/2018 - 3:48 pm | View Website
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