Friday, March 9, 2012

Coronal Mass Ejections = Gorgeous Aurora Borealis

Faskusfjordur, Iceland

That huge solar storm I posted about earlier this week, where you could see the Sun's magnetosphere ripple from Million mph EIT waves? This is how they lit up Faskusfjordur in East Iceland. Wow.

Click on this pic from NASA, it's pretty awesome:

The Battle of the Sun and Earth

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