Listen&Learn: AurorasPosted by: Jaksyn Peacock
- plasma: a type of gas with charged particles
- collide: to run into something
- atmosphere: the layer of gases around a planet
- gas giant: a type of large planet that is mostly made of gas
- ultraviolet: a type of light that is invisible to humans
- solar: relating to the sun
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- Can you see auroras where you live? Would you ever travel to see them?
Auroras are bright lights that appear in the sky over the North and South Poles. They are commonly known as northern and southern lights. Auroras occur when particles of plasma shoot out of the sun and collide with gases in the Earth’s atmosphere. Different types of gas can create different colours of light. Oxygen creates green light, while nitrogen creates violet light. Auroras on other planets often have different colours because of the different gases that are common in their atmospheres. On gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn, auroras are ultraviolet. Although auroras are nice to look at, they can also be dangerous. The solar particles can cause damage to technology on Earth. Scientists hope to learn more about auroras so that they can prevent possible problems in the future.
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I’m living in Vietnam and never see auroras.
As I know that have somewhere as Iceland & North Scandinavie are 2 famous places for Auroras viewing tour so hope that I have chance to visit there.
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Marina Kipiani says:
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Aruras could be dangerous to our healthy and healthy of other alive creatures
SIOMARA DE CASSIA MIRANDA says:
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I think it’s interesting the information. I like the part of different types of gas can create different colours of light.
good , thank you very much !
I ever haven’t seen one Aurora, because it from Colombia it’s impossible I can see it, maybe in country as Scotland, Finland or Norway. I would like travel to a country where I can see it, It mus be a awesome experience.
Interesting lesson, now I understand more about the Auroras (australis and borealis).
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