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Explosive Aurora: What Causes The Strobe Light Effect?


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Fiona
- 114 days ago - livescience.com
A team from the University of Tokyo and Japan's Institute of Polar Research spent three years taking high-speed video of the aurora borealis. They were looking for pictures of "explosive auroras,"



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Fiona Ogilvie (597)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 6:34 pm
What they found was not only the well-known flickering that happens every tenth of a second, but also faster pulses. Some auroras, they found, flickered at 50 to 60 times per second, and some at 80 times per second.

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Animae C (512)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 11:33 pm
Magnificent.

Thanx Fiona
 

Danuta W (1248)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 4:03 am
noted
 

Ed Site Issues V (196)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 5:23 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 9:50 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Peggy B (39)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 11:17 am
Lovely.
 

Peggy B (39)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 12:16 pm
TYFS
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 1:36 pm
Beautiful. Thanks Fiona
 

Lenore K (0)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 2:28 pm
ok
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 7:47 pm
Thanks
 

Jerome S (0)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 4:39 am
thanks for sharing
 

Jim Ven (0)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 4:51 am
thanks
 

aj E (164)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 9:28 am
beautiful.
 

Lenore K (0)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 2:22 pm
ok
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 6:59 pm
Thanks
 

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Monday August 21, 2017, 5:57 pm
ok
 

Janet B (0)
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:54 pm
Thanks
 

Kay M (347)
Monday August 21, 2017, 8:21 pm
cool.
 

Margie F (152)
Monday September 4, 2017, 4:06 am
Wonderful
 

Margie F (152)
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 4:03 am
TA
 

Margie F (152)
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 5:02 am
TA
 
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