Best time to see the Aurora Borealis

ExclusiveBest time to see the Aurora Borealis

The best time to see the Aurora Borealis is during the winter when the nights are longer and darker. This article provides information on when Aurora can be seen best. The best viewing months for the northern lights are September through April....
Aurora forecast - is it possible?

ExclusiveAurora forecast - is it possible?

There are several ways and sources through which the occurrence of northern lights can be predicted. Forecast depends on solar activity observations, geomagnetic activity observations, weather reports; check out some vital sources and tools for...
Solar Storm of 1859 – The Carrington Event

ExclusiveSolar Storm of 1859 – The Carrington Event

Among the most severe Magnetic Storms ever observed is “The Carrington Event” which took place between September 1st – 2nd, 1859. This solar storm had considerable and visible effects. It was named after Richard Carrington, a...
Where to See the Aurora Borealis

ExclusiveWhere to See the Aurora Borealis

Different people have different reasons for wanting to see the northern lights; natural beauty, scientific intrigue, cultural significance and personal experiences are among these reasons. Aurora Borealis is a stunning display of colored light...
Northern lights and solar storms

ExclusiveNorthern lights and solar storms

Solar storms are important for the formation of aurora borealis also called the Northern Lights, one of the most amazing natural phenomena. This beautiful radiation event appears when solar wind particles accelerated by solar storms interact with...
Aurora Borealis – Northern Lights

ExclusiveAurora Borealis – Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis or Northern lights are natural light phenomena visible in the night skies within polar regions close to magnetic pole. This beautiful spectacle is caused by particles from solar winds (mainly electrons and protons) colliding...
Why Pluto is not a planet

ExclusiveWhy Pluto is not a planet

Losing its planetary status in 2006 occurred when International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefined the criteria for classifying a planet. Therefore, an object in the solar system becomes a planet if it meets three main conditions recently defined.