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    Do the Northern Lights Exist on Other Planets?
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    Do the Northern Lights Exist on Other Planets?

    Northern lights are also commonly known as Aurora Borealis. Witnessing an aurora can be really a fascinating sight and an awe-inspiring experience if it is the first time. This is due to its natural beauty that captures our imaginations more than anything else in the sky. But those magnificent lights are not just ...

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    What is the KP Aurora Index?
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    What is the KP Aurora Index?

    The KP Index is a global geomagnetic activity scale that determines the earth’s magnetic field strength, based on 3 hour measurement intervals done from ground-based magnetometers centers. The index ranges from 0-9 where 0 means there’s very little geomagnetic activity taking place, whereas 9 translates to intense ...

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    The Aurora Ovation Model Explained
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    The Aurora Ovation Model Explained

    The OVATION model is the well known image you see on most Aurora forecasting websites. The OVATION (Oval Variation, Assessment, Tracking, Intensity, and Online Nowcasting) was developed by the team at John Hopkins University and is shown as an oval depicted from above.

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    Aurora Travel Guide