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February 12, 2008

Geomagnetic Storms in Space Make Northern Lights


Space weather is always the most interesting weather. Sure it affects us, but it always looks so cool.

From i09:

Here's a picture of a geomagnetic storm causing auroras to light up the sky over Newfoundland, as seen from the International Space Station. The International Space Station is actually at the same altitude in space as these auroras, and sometimes flies straight through the Northern Lights.


Images from NASA/ISS. [SpaceWeather]

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