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Aurora

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5 Beautiful optical weather phenomena

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Steve is a new atmospheric optical phenomenon, which appears as a light ribbon in the sky,

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Astrophotography Timelapse | "Steve" Atmospheric Aurora Phenomenon

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TOP 17 Rare and fascinating optical phenomena occurring in Nature

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Light pillars, An Incredible Optical Phenomenon

An aurora, sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights or southern lights, is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions.
  • Etymology 

  • Occurrence 

  • Causes 

  • Interaction of the solar wind with Earth 

  • Auroral particle acceleration 

  • Auroral events of historical significance 

  • Historical theories, superstition and mythology 

  • Non-terrestrial auroras