HomeSearchLog inRegister
Latest topics
» POOFness for MAY 28: ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE
Today at 12:20 am by PurpleSkyz

» Dave Schmidt - Be Aware and Be Mindful. More Deliberate Misinformation 5/28/2017
Today at 12:15 am by PurpleSkyz

» SETH RICH MURDER INVESTIGATION BOMBSHELL
Today at 12:13 am by PurpleSkyz

» Are you Hearing High Pitched Frequencies: What Could It Mean?
Today at 12:09 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Next Experience is Created in the Now (Extra-Dimensionality)
Today at 12:06 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ Weapon Shot at UFO during Texas Thunderstorm plus MORE
Today at 12:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» Federal prosecutor found on Hollywood beach as plot thickens
Yesterday at 10:56 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ NIBIRU FRONT OF SUN!!Anacapa Island Cove plus MORE
Yesterday at 10:21 pm by PurpleSkyz

» UK Government To Release All “Secret” British UFO Sighting Files After Election Next Month
Yesterday at 7:43 pm by bs4ever

» Ancient Anunnaki statue found on Mars? NASA Rover snaps curious image
Yesterday at 7:11 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Fibonacci alignments of the Azores Pyramid and submerged city of Poseida
Yesterday at 6:56 pm by PurpleSkyz

» SETH RICH TIMELINE REVEALS QUESTIONS THAT HAVEN’T BEEN ANSWERED
Yesterday at 6:54 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Jordan Sather - New Book: "The Case for a Secret Space Program" ft. Dr. Wood, Dr. Salla, Bill Tompkin, & Corey Goode
Yesterday at 6:43 pm by PurpleSkyz

» WHAT Did These 25 Scientists Know? 5/28/17
Yesterday at 6:40 pm by PurpleSkyz

» This Weeks RV/CGR News - 2017: 5/28-6/04
Yesterday at 5:24 pm by Avebury

» The GoldFish Report No. 97, POTUS Update Week 19 With Kent Dunn
Yesterday at 2:58 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Yesterday at 12:25 pm by Valentinus411

» E.T. Disclosure in Media
Yesterday at 10:32 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Message of What is to Come
Yesterday at 10:30 am by PurpleSkyz

» Your Relationship With Knowledge
Yesterday at 10:27 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ UFO ‘Sighting’ over the Kelpies plus MORE
Yesterday at 10:23 am by PurpleSkyz

» Manipulating the Mass Mind & Attention
Yesterday at 10:15 am by PurpleSkyz

Who is online?

Share | 
 

 Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
PurpleSkyz
Admin
avatar

Posts : 59813
Join date : 2012-01-04
Location : Woodstock Nation

PostSubject: Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time   Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:04 pm

Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time



  • Invisible to the naked eye, the arcs have been captured high in the ionosphere for the first time
  • Researchers had previously thought the phenomenon was obscured by light pollution

By
Mark Prigg


PUBLISHED:

12:25 EST, 3 April 2013


|

UPDATED:

12:26 EST, 3 April 2013








  • Comments (6)



  • Share










Glowing red arcs invisible to the naked eye have been spotted high above Europe.
The mysterious phenomenon has never been captured before, and are remnants of the magnetic storms that batter the Earth.
An Italian telescope was able to capture them for the first time high up in the ionosphere, which stretches from about
50 to 370 miles (85 to 600 kilometers) above the Earth.




An 'all sky image' showing a glowing red arc
invisible to the naked eye, and a low elevation shot showing the same
phenomenon.The arcs have now been detected high above most of Europe.
The images were taken from Cima Ekar in Asiago, Italy on 26th September
2011, and is the first time the event has been seen



MAGNETIC STORMS



When streams of high-energy, charged
particles come rushing from the sun to batter Earth, they cause what are
called geomagnetic storms.

These events are disruptions in the
magnetosphere, the part of Earth's atmosphere dominated by the planet's
magnetic field, and cause giant,
bright auroras in Earth's polar regions.

An international team of scientists watched the sky with the observatory during a geomagnetic storm that struck Earth in 2011.




More...



  • Have
    scientists found dark matter? £1.3 billion space station experiment
    finds 'first hint' of mysterious universe building blocks
  • Starburst! Incredible rainbow image that shows what REALLY happens when a giant star dies


Using a new All-Sky Imaging Air-Glow Observatory
(ASIAGO), located in northern Italy, researchers set up cameras with highly
sensitive sensors and a fish-eye lens in a bid to to observe the elusive arcs.
The arcs give off a very specific wavelength of red light, but are too faint to see with the naked eye.
After comparing their observations with
satellite- and ground-based observations, the researchers found that red
arcs could reach all the way down to Europe, stretching from Ireland in
the west to Belarus in the east.
Red arcs happen when oxygen atoms in the
ionosphere emit light, after being excited by electrons heated at
greater heights in Earth's magnetosphere




The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora
Borealis at moonset near Inari, Lapland, Finland. Researchers have now
captured another effect of magnetic storms, a red arc


The fact that scientists can now see
these arcs over Europe means that, in combination with similar data from
the Americas and the Pacific Ocean, researchers can now see how long
the arcs stretch across vast distances over the planet 'and thus how
long it takes the magnetosphere to be drained of its storm-time energy,'
researcher Michael Mendillo, a space physicist at Boston University,
told OurAmazingPlanet.
The arcs appear at lower latitudes, unlike auroras, which typically occur over higher latitudes.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2303526/Red-arcs-Europe-Astronomers-say-bizarre-phenomenon-caused-magnetic-storms.html#ixzz2PXhfrOlr

Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Thanks to: http://www.dailymail.co.uk


  

Back to top Go down
 
Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Out Of Mind :: SOLAR & PLANETARY ALERTS & INFO :: ATMOSPHERIC CHANGES-
Jump to: