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- Above: University scientists launch rocket into Northern Lights.
It’s Good to be Norwegian, Apparently
The recent spike in solar activity has given Scandinavia quite the nightly sky show. Here’s a video time-lapse from Norway showing the bright aurorae as a result of the sun’s feistiness.
Special treat at 0:37 in the center for those with sharp eyes.
The Atlantic has put together a complete guide to the Northern Lights, chock full of beautiful photographs and videos. From coronal mass ejections to the magnetosphere, there’s a full aesthetic education waiting for you here.
(via The Atlantic)