The aurora watcher's handbook
Handbook presents material useful for observing and photographing the aurora (northern lights). Additional background brings deeper understanding of auroral and related phenomena. Some bias towards Alaska.
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CAUSE OF THE AURORA Briefly Explained
HINTS FOR WATCHING
A SUGGESTED OBSERVING PROGRAM
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Alaska all-sky Allen belt altitude atmo auroral arcs auroral displays auroral light auroral oval auroral rays auroral sound auroral substorm auroral zone band barium breakup bright camera cause charged particles cloud color Type conjugacy conjugate coronal discharge create curl current loop direction discrete aurora DMSP drift earth's magnetic field earth's surface ecules elec electric field electron volts emission emit excited F Region Fairbanks Figure geomagnetic field lines green aurora Hallinan heard high atmosphere hydrogen arc incoming particles ionized ionosphere kinetic energy legends located magnetic bottle magnetic field lines magnetic storm magnetic zenith magnetosphere midnight move netic field night nitrogen noise observer occur outer magnetosphere overhead oxygen oxygen atom particle streams photograph Plate polar processes produce protons pulsating aurora region rocket rora roral satellites Section seen shows solar wind southern hemisphere speed sphere substorm sunlight sunspots television ticles tion variations wavelength waves