Aurora australis – the science of the…
Auckland Antarctic Science MeetUp
6pm Thurs 29 August 2019
- Professor Craig Rodger, space weather scientist, University of Otago
- Jonny Harrison, Winter Leader, Scott Base, Antarctica New Zealand (live via satellite)
Aurora are one of nature’s wonders, caused by processes which start on the Sun 150 million km from Earth. How do these magnificent displays form in the polar night sky? Learn the science behind the aurora, and check out what’s happening in the skies above Scott Base, as we cross live to Antarctica.