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Gallery of Auroras

Grades: 3-12
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Auroras are natural atmospheric phenomena created when the solar wind interacts with Earth's magnetosphere, which means that an increase in aurora activity indicates ...

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This interactive can be found as "Gallery of Auroras" on the NOVA website. Third party materials courtesy of AFP/Corbis, Torleif Svensson/Corbis, Paul A. Souders/Corbis, NASA, W. Sullivan/Photo Researchers, NASA/Photo Researchers, NASA/Hubble Space Telescope, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and The University of Iowa

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