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This color brochure answers common questions about the aurora borealis, including its cause, as well as explanations of its colors, shapes, and location. It also lists resources for further study. The brochure may be...
Mish Denlinger of San Francisco's Exploratorium created Auroras: Paintings in the Sky, a Web exhibit devoted to this beautiful celestial phenomenon. Visitors are introduced to how auroras are created, what they look...
These web pages, authored and curated by David Stern, provide an introduction to the aurora and the physical mechanisms that cause it. They include details about auroral imaging, particularly from satellites, and the...
Auroras are natural atmospheric phenomena created when the solar wind interacts with Earth's magnetosphere, which means that an increase in aurora activity indicates an increase in space weather. This interactive slide...
This web page, created by David P. Stern, describes magnetic substorms and storms, their properties, and their relations to charged particle flow and auroras. It includes descriptions of the magnetic field changes in...
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