Auroras: Nature's Light Show
Auroras: Nature's Light Show
WhenThursday, July 16, 2020, 6:45 – 8:15 PM
CategoriesWebcasts & Online
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
Event LocationThis program is part of our, Smithsonian Associates Streaming series., ,
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Humans have watched the Northern Lights in awe for centuries, but only recently have scientists been able to fully understand how and why auroras exist. Kelly Beatty, senior editor of Sky & Telescope magazine, explores the origins of these dancing curtains of light, the fanciful explanations once given for them, and when and where you're most likely to see an auroral display.

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