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Auroras, beautiful curtains of light. Brooke Cogburn Science Shepard. What are Auroras?. Auroras are beautiful curtains of light in the night skies of the far North and South. What conditions cause auroras?. Solar winds charge gas particles and causes them to glow.

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Auroras beautiful curtains of light

Auroras, beautiful curtains of light.

Brooke Cogburn

Science

Shepard


What are auroras

What are Auroras?

Auroras are beautiful curtains of light in the night skies of the far North and South.

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


What conditions cause auroras

What conditions cause auroras?

  • Solar winds charge gas particles and causes them to glow.

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


How long does an aurora typically last

How long does an aurora typically last?

The more intense the longer it last, but they typically last about 1 to 2 hours.

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


When does this phenomenon happen

When does this phenomenon happen?

At the busiest point in the 11 year cycle of solar activity.

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


What kind of damage to property can auroras cause

What kind of damage to property can auroras cause?

Auroras don’t cause any damage.

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


Fun aurora facts

Fun aurora facts!!!!

Auroras can appear as reds, yellows, greens, pinks. And purples.

There are 3 different types.

Light rises across lower parts of the sky from east to west

Rays stream up vertically from arch

Directly above you rays seem to fall around you

Info: Auroras,http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor,2013,Sally E Smith edt Pic: aurora, http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01oct11.htm,2013


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