Aurora Australis

Aurora Australis
   Light radiated by atoms and ions in the ionosphere interacting with the planets gravitational field, usually seen at the magnetic North and South poles. Aurora Borealis is the aurora in the norhtern hemisphere, and Aurora Australis is the aurora in the southern hemisphere. They make a beautiful light show. Also called Northern Lights.

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  • Aurora australis — Aurora Au*ro ra, n.; pl. E. {Auroras}, L. (rarely used) {Auror[ae]}. [L. aurora, for ausosa, akin to Gr. ?, ?, dawn, Skr. ushas, and E. east.] 1. The rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the redness of the sky just before the sun rises.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aurora australis — [ô strā′lis] n. [L, lit., southern aurora: see AURORA1 & AUSTRAL] luminous phenomena similar to the aurora borealis, visible in a zone around the south magnetic pole; southern lights …   English World dictionary

  • Aurōra austrālis — (Australlicht), Südlicht; A. borealis, Nordlicht, s. Polarlicht …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aurora Australis — Polarlichtbänder grünes Polarlicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aurora australis — Polarlichtbänder grünes Polarlicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aurora australis — pietų pašvaistė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. aurora australis; southern light vok. Aurora australis, f; Südlicht, n rus. южное сияние, n pranc. aurore australe, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • aurora australis — pietų pašvaistė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. aurora australis; southern light vok. Aurora australis, f; Südlicht, n rus. южное сияние, n pranc. aurore australe, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Aurora australis — Südpolarlicht; Südlicht * * * Aurora australis,   Aurora borealis, südliches und nördliches Polarlicht …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aurora Australis (book) — Aurora Australis was the first book ever written, printed, illustrated and bound in the Antarctic . [cite book |last=Shackleton |first=Ernest |title=The Heart of the Antarctic: being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907 1909… …   Wikipedia

  • Aurora Australis (icebreaker) — The Aurora Australis is an icebreaker under the command of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). Designed as a multi purpose research and resupply ship, it was built by P O Polar and launched in September 1989.The Aurora Australis is chartered …   Wikipedia

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