Aurora Over Sweden

  • We'll give a roar if you figure out the green shape!
  • Zoom out, look around. What is this? Where is it?
  • If this image interests you, explore and learn more.


Location on map
Night lights


Image with labels
Open Google Map
Aurora Over Sweden

Astronauts love to photograph Aurora.  The colors are so dramatic - usually green, sometimes red.  Aurora are caused by the sun's energy interacting with Earth's magnetic field.


How far north do you have to go to see the northern Aurora?

Can you see them  in Maine?  in Florida? in Alaska?

How do scientists predict when astronauts might see Aurora?