The aurora: sun-earth interactions

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Wiley, 1996 - Science - 172 pages
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Aurorae are bands of colored light that appear when electronically charged particles from the sun penetrate the Earth's upper atmosphere. This book examines the underlying causes and occurrence of the aurora. It contains illustrated descriptions of auroral forms and advice on how to observe and photograph the aurora.

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Contents

The aurora in history
12
Scientific investigations of the aurora
28
The active
44
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Neil Bone is the author of Deep Sky Observer's Guide, Philip's/Firefly (2004); Mars Observer's Guide, Philip's/Firefly (2003); Guide to the Constellations, Astronomy Now/Polestar (2002); Observing Meteors, Comets, Supernovae and other Transient Phenomena, Springer (1998); Observer's Handbook: Meteors Philip's/Sky (1993); The Aurora: Sun-Earth Interactions, Ellis Horwood (1991), Second Edition Wiley/Praxis (1996), as well as numerous articles and papers.

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