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Cecil's Answer for Week 9

Q: From which greatest place can you see auroras?

 

 

Answer: 'Greenland is the best place to see auroras.'

Aurora Borealis-Northern Hemisphere

Aurora Borealis-Northern Hemisphere

Aurora Australis- Southern Hemisphere

Aurora Australis- Southern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere Aurora Band
A typical auroral oval in the Northern Hemisphere.
 Notice that the northern aurora (Aurora Borealis) overlies Greenland while the southern aurora (Aurora Australis) circles Antarctica. No other greatest place is in these latitudes.

E
xplore more about auroras at the Exploratorium aurora site.

Southern Hemisphere Aurora Band

 

 

 

 



A typical auroral oval in the Southern Hemisphere.



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