Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Aurora Borealis

Three-minute time-lapse of a coronal mass ejection (CME) hitting the Earth’s magnetic field by photographer Göran Strand has created an amazing on March 17th, 2013. Two days earlier, sunspot AR1692 produced an M1 class solar flare, which resulted in the CME that hit Earth and created such a beautiful aurora.

Via Laughing Squid

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