Aurora

That Recent Solar Storm Was Detected Almost Three Kilometers Under the Ocean

On May 10th, 2024, people across North America were treated to a rare celestial event: an aurora visible from the…

3 weeks ago

What a Weekend! Spectacular Aurora Photos from Around the World

“A dream come true.”“I never expected this!”“The most amazing light show I've ever seen in my life!”"Once in a lifetime!"“No…

1 month ago

If You’ve Never Seen An Aurora Before, This Might Be Your Chance!

Tonight and the rest of the weekend could be your best chance ever to see the aurora. The Sun has…

1 month ago

A Solo Brown Dwarf Found With Auroras

Astronomers have used JWST to find a brown dwarf with polar auroras like the Earth, or Jupiter. This is surprising…

5 months ago

The Sun Just Blasted its Strongest Flare in 6 Years. Get Ready for Auroras

While many of us were celebrating the end of 2023 and the coming of 2024, the Sun was having its…

5 months ago

Aurora Hunter Todd Salat Captures a Bizarre Spiral Made by a SpaceX Fuel Dump

Astrophotographer Todd Salat was out in the early hours of April 15, 2023, hoping to capture an aurora display over…

1 year ago

Even if you can’t see Auroras, You Can Sometimes Hear Them. Here’s What They Sound Like

Auroras are some of Earth’s most spectacular natural phenomena. Travelers come from far and wide to see the incredible Northern…

2 years ago

Jupiter and Ganymede are Connected by Magnetic Fields

Using data obtained by the Juno mission, a team of researchers has revealed how interactions between Jupiter and its largest…

2 years ago

Researchers Use Ancient Literature to Track 3,000 Years of Auroras

Auroral activity on Earth varies over time. As the magnetic poles drift, auroras can appear at different latitudes around the…

3 years ago

Here’s the View From Sweden During the Recent Solar Storm

Vivid green and purple aurora swirled and danced across the entire night sky in Sweden recently. The nighttime light show…

3 years ago