5 Science Facts About “The Northern Lights”
Their official name is the “aurora borealis.” “Aurora” comes from the Roman goddess associated with the dawn; “borealis” is derived from from the Greek word for the north wind, “boreas.”
Auroras have also been observed on the gas giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus), as well as on Mars.
Green is the most common colour in the Aurora and...
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