Weird Weather pp 111-147 | Cite as

Glowing Skies

  • David A. J. Seargent
Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)


Although rarely seen at low latitudes, the skies closer to the north and south magnetic poles of our planet are frequently lit by one of the most spectacular of nature’s light shows; the aurora or polar lights.


Solar Wind Interplanetary Magnetic Field Magnetic Storm Lightning Flash Acoustic Gravity Wave 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. J. Seargent
    • 1
  1. 1.The EntranceAustralia

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