Aurora Australis

That New Kind of Aurora Called “Steve”? Turns Out, it Isn’t an Aurora at All

According to a new study by a Canadian-led team of researchers, the atmospheric phenomena known as STEVE is not an…

3 years ago

How Can You see the Northern Lights?

The northern lights are an amazing thing to behold, and can be seen regularly from locations spanning from Siberia and…

5 years ago

Stunning Auroras From the Space Station in Ultra HD – Videos

Stunning high definition views of Earth’s auroras and dancing lights as seen from space like never before have just been…

6 years ago

Venus Compared to Earth

Venus and Earth share many characteristics, being terrestrial planets, but are also significantly different. Here's how and where they differ...

6 years ago

Incredible Aurora Outburst From Recent X-Class Flare

Our Twitter feeds just exploded with pictures of an auroral outburst in the UK, Scandinavia, Iceland and even from the…

8 years ago

Once in a Lifetime Image: Emperor Penguins Under the Aurora Australis

Emperor Penguins on the Antarctic Sea Ice Under the Aurora Australis. Credit and copyright: Stefan Christmann. Used by permission. Photographer…

9 years ago

Shimmering Aurora Australis Timelapse

Our friends in the Southern Hemisphere have been enjoying some lovely auroral displays following the Sun's recent activity. Here's a…

10 years ago

Timelapse: Surprise Aurora Australis

Skywatchers in Australia were treated to unexpected beautiful views of the Aurora Australis. This timelapse is by Alex Cherney in…

10 years ago

Aurora Alert for September 26 and 27!

[/caption] Skywatchers in northern Europe are already seeing some aurora activity as a strong-to-severe geomagnetic storm is in progress, according…

10 years ago

Awesome Aurora Photographed by Shuttle/ISS Crews

[/caption] The STS-135 crew of space shuttle Atlantis and the Expedition 28 crew of the International Space Station were treated…

11 years ago