Aurora Comes In View

An awesome shot of a fall aurora, taken over Alaska this month. According to NASA… “auroras are caused by collisions between charged particles from the magnetosphere and air molecules high in the Earth’s atmosphere”. Kinda like cosmic fireworks! Click to enlarge learn more about each aurora…

Humbled By Hubble
Sky Diamonds

Images via Astronomy Picture of the Day

Posted on October 22nd, 2010 in Get Your Freak On | Permalink