Painted Sky: The Aurora
The following images are from the Poker Flat Research Range located in
The following images were taken by Jan Curtis of the Geophysical
Institute at the University of Alaska. View more of Jan Curtis' images by
going to his Aurora Page.
The following images were taken by Dick Hutchinson who lives in Circle, Alaska.
The following images were taken by Michael T. Dolan on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan; more can be seen on his Aurora Page.
The following images of the aurora australis were taken by David Miller and Craig Richardson and collected on the IPS Radio and Space Services Interesting Facts and Educational Material page.
These images have been acquired with the Earth Camera that is one of three
cameras in the Visible Imaging System (VIS). The design and assembly of the
VIS was performed by the VIS team at The University of Iowa. The VIS is one of
twelve instruments on the Polar satellite of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
The Principal Investigator is Dr. L. A. Frank and the Instrument Scientist and
Manager is Dr. John B. Sigwarth.
The following images were taken by the POLAR Ultraviolet Imager camera and
were obtained from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center's Space Plasma Physics
The following images were taken by the Polar Ionospheric X-Ray Imaging Experiment and were obtained from PIXIE's CME Auroral Effects
The following images were taken by the Dynamics Explorer-1 satellite's Spin-Scan Auroral Imaging experiment.
The following images were taken from space by the Space Shuttle and collected by Michael T. Dolan on his Aurora Page.
The following images were taken by the DMSP satellite.
The following images were collected by Franck Pettersen in his article on the Aurora Borealis, published in Way North Magazine.
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