The Sun and All its Layers

Solaractivity_Sam Patterson December 9, 2015

The Sun and its Layers

Aurora

Auroras occur when highly charged electrons from solar wind react with elements from earth's atmosphere such as oxygen and nitrogen. Solar winds come from the sun towards the earth and then they flow along with the magnetic force of the Earth. The electrons of the solar wind then enter the atmosphere and hit atoms of oxygen and/or nitrogen and create the auroras. The color of these events depend on different factors such as the altitude it meets and what atom they hit. Aurora Picture Link

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