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…

2 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…

4 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…

5 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...

5 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…

7 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

9 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…

9 years ago