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Auroras on other heavenly bodies

Post by Kaere on Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:35 am

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33711161?ocid=socialflow_facebook

An international team detected the light display around a brown dwarf about 18 light years away in the Lyra constellation.

They say the luminous glow looks like the northern lights, but is up to a million times brighter and more red than green in colour.
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Post by Agartha on Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:50 am

Wow, imagine seeing that with naked eyes!

Interesting article that taught me why our auroras have a green hue.... and why theirs is red.... I love learning!! lol
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Post by Rogue on Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:21 am


Saw this on the news tonight. So very very cool!
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Post by Rockhopper on Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:48 pm

Saw it here too. Spectacular!

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