By: Madison Waterman
What is it?
When: The aurora borealis/australis was discovered in 1612.
Who: Pierre Gassendi discovered the Aurora Borealis.
Where: You can see the Aurora borealis from the northern and southern hemispheres. It is known as the Aurora borealis in the northern hemisphere and Aurora australis in the southern hemisphere. The aurora's are mirror like images that occur at the same times, with almost the same shapes and colors.