Discover the cosmos!
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is
featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
In the alluring night skyscape captured on
shimmering auroral curtains of light dance in the evening sky.
On that northern night nature’s performance included
the auroral displays fostered by a minor geomagnetic storm.
Stormy space weather
was the result of a
coronal mass ejection, erupting from a solar prominence days
earlier and brushing our fair planet’s magnetosphere.