Monday, 25 March 2013

4 hours of Aurora Borealis in 3 minutes

Photographer Göran Strand used 2464 raw images taken with his all-sky camera to create this gorgeous time-lapse video. The swirling crystal ball images show the view from Östersund, Sweden, when Sunspot AR1692 produced an M1-class solar flare and the resulting Coronal Mass Ejection hit Earth’s magnetic field hit our magnetic field on March 17th, creating this marvelous light show.

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