Geofisica pura e applicata

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 139–142 | Cite as

Some appearances of the aurora borealis in Greece

  • Leon N. Carapiperis


Some observations of the aurora borealis in Greece are given with the sources from which they were taken. It was found that the appearances of this phenomenon are not exceptionally rare. These appearances coincide with the years of maximun of solar activity and especially 1–2 years after it, while in the years of minimum of solar activity or near these years none of the described cases belong here. Except of two appearances of this phenomenon all the others were observed in Spring and Autumn or near these seasons. The southest geographical latitude of which edges of the aurora borealis have been observed in Greece is the latitude of 35‡ N.


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© Istituto Geofisico Italiano 1956

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leon N. Carapiperis
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  1. 1.University of AthensAthensGreece

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