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This site provides information about the polar aurora, where and when it is seen, its relation to the Earth's magnetic field, the electric currents which accelerate its electrons, and also radiation belts and magnetic storms. Also included are aurora history and "artificial aurora" created by humans.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    radiation belts,NSDL,magnetic,Undergraduate (Lower Division),northern lights,Higher Education,Space Science,The Sun,Other Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Magnetic Activity,Astronomy,Solar System,Informal Education,Space Weather,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061834458T,aurora,Meteorology,Physics,High School,Jupiter,Technology,Geoscience

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    English

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