Photo of the Month – Awesome Aurora Photo

28 October 2012

 – Photo by Hugo Løhre of amazing aurora over Lekangsund, Norway, on October 10, 2012.

On October 8, 2012, a coronal mass ejection – or CME – from the sun hit Earth’s magnetic field. This stream of charged particles caused by a solar storm sparked a dramatic display of the aurora, or northern lights, which lasted for several days.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

– Photo by Hugo Løhre of amazing aurora over Lekangsund, Norway, on October 10, 2012.

On October 8, 2012, a coronal mass ejection – or CME – from the sun hit Earth’s magnetic field. This stream of charged particles caused by a solar storm sparked a dramatic display of the aurora, or northern lights, which lasted for several days.

Source: Earth Sky