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Here's how restrictions apply. The aurora borealis seems to be composed of a mass of electric matter, resembling in every respect, that generated by the electric galvanic battery. The currents from it change coming on the wires, and then disappear: An aurora was described by the Greek explorer Pytheas in the 4th century BC. He wrote about whether they were above or below the clouds , and recalled that under Tiberius , an aurora formed above the port city of Ostia that was so intense and red that a cohort of the army, stationed nearby for fire duty, galloped to the rescue.
In the traditions of Aboriginal Australians , the Aurora Australis is commonly associated with fire. For example, the Gunditjmara people of western Victoria called auroras puae buae 'ashes' , while the Gunai people of eastern Victoria perceived auroras as bushfires in the spirit world. The Dieri people of South Australia say that an auroral display is kootchee , an evil spirit creating a large fire. Similarly, the Ngarrindjeri people of South Australia refer to auroras seen over Kangaroo Island as the campfires of spirits in the 'Land of the Dead'.
Aboriginal people in southwest Queensland believe the auroras to be the fires of the Oola Pikka , ghostly spirits who spoke to the people through auroras. Sacred law forbade anyone except male elders from watching or interpreting the messages of ancestors they believed were transmitted through an aurora. Bulfinch's Mythology relates that in Norse mythology , the armour of the Valkyrior "sheds a strange flickering light, which flashes up over the northern skies, making what Men call the 'aurora borealis', or 'Northern Lights' ".
The chronicler has heard about this phenomenon from compatriots returning from Greenland , and he gives three possible explanations: In the s [Benjamin Franklin] theorized in his paper Aurora Borealis, Suppositions and Conjectures towards forming an Hypothesis for its Explanation that an aurora was caused by a concentration of electrical charge in the polar regions intensified by the snow and moisture in the air: May not then the great quantity of electricity brought into the polar regions by the clouds, which are condens'd there, and fall in snow, which electricity would enter the earth, but cannot penetrate the ice; may it not, I say as a bottle overcharged break thro' that low atmosphere and run along in the vacuum over the air towards the equator, diverging as the degrees of longitude enlarge, strongly visible where densest, and becoming less visible as it more diverges; till it finds a passage to the earth in more temperate climates, or is mingled with the upper air?
Observations of the rhythmic movement of compass needles due to the influence of an aurora were confirmed in the Swedish city of Uppsala by Anders Celsius and Olof Hiorter.
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In , Hiorter was able to link large magnetic fluctuations with an aurora being observed overhead. This evidence helped to support their theory that 'magnetic storms' are responsible for such compass fluctuations. A variety of Native American myths surround the spectacle. The European explorer Samuel Hearne traveled with Chipewyan Dene in and recorded their views on the ed-thin 'caribou'. According to Hearne, the Dene people saw the resemblance between an aurora and the sparks produced when caribou fur is stroked. They believed that the lights were the spirits of their departed friends dancing in the sky, and when they shone brightly it meant that their deceased friends were very happy.
During the night after the Battle of Fredericksburg , an aurora was seen from the battlefield. The Confederate Army took this as a sign that God was on their side, as the lights were rarely seen so far south.
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A mid 19th-century British source says auroras were a rare occurrence before the 18th-century. It says no appearance is recorded in the Transactions of the French Academy of Sciences between and And that one aurora recorded in Berlin Miscellany for was called a very rare event. One observed in at Bologna was stated to be the first ever seen there. Celsius states the oldest residents of Uppsala thought the phenomenon a great rarity before The period between approximately to corresponds to the Maunder minimum in sunspot activity.
It was the Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland who, in the early s, laid the foundation for our current understanding of geomagnetism and polar auroras. Both Jupiter and Saturn have magnetic fields that are stronger than Earth's Jupiter's equatorial field strength is 4. Auroras have been observed on both gas planets, most clearly using the Hubble Space Telescope , as well as on Uranus and Neptune. The auroras on the gas giants seem, like Earth's, to be powered by the solar wind. In addition, however, Jupiter's moons, especially Io , are powerful sources of auroras on Jupiter.
These arise from electric currents along field lines "field aligned currents" , generated by a dynamo mechanism due to the relative motion between the rotating planet and the moving moon. Io, which has active volcanism and an ionosphere, is a particularly strong source, and its currents also generate radio emissions, which have been studied since Auroras have also been observed on Venus and Mars. Venus has no magnetic field and so Venusian auroras appear as bright and diffuse patches of varying shape and intensity, sometimes distributed over the full disc of the planet.
A Venusian aurora originates when electrons from the solar wind collide with the night-side atmosphere. By analyzing a map of crustal magnetic anomalies compiled with data from Mars Global Surveyor , scientists observed that the region of the emissions corresponded to an area where the strongest magnetic field is localized.
This correlation indicated that the origin of the light emission was a flux of electrons moving along the crust magnetic lines and exciting the upper atmosphere of Mars. It has been speculated that stellar winds may be stripping off material from the surface of the brown dwarf to produce its own electrons.
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Another possible explanation for the auroras is that an as-yet-undetected body around the dwarf star is throwing off material, as is the case with Jupiter and its moon Io. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Images of auroras from around the world, including those with rarer red and blue lights. Aurora australis from the ISS , Video of this encounter: Videos of the aurora australis taken by the crew of Expedition 28 on board the International Space Station.
This sequence of shots was taken 17 September from This sequence of shots was taken 7 September from This sequence of shots was taken 11 September from These maps show the local midnight equatorward boundary of the aurora at different levels of geomagnetic activity. Modern style guides recommend that the names of meteorological phenomena , such as aurora borealis, be uncapitalized. Archived from the original on 22 July Retrieved 5 August Journal of Geophysical Research.
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