Aurora

An aurora is a natural light display in the sky (from the Latin word aurora, `sunrise` or the Roman goddess of dawn), especially in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of solar wind and magnetospheric charged particles with the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). Most auroras occur in a band known as th.....
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Aurora

is a radiant emission from the upper atmosphere that occurs intermittently over the middle and high altitudes of both hemispheres. They appear in the form of luminous bands, streamers, or the like. This is caused by the constant bombardment of the atmosphere by charged particles attracted by earth’s magnetic lines.
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'Polar lights' which occur in the Earth's upper atmosphere, caused by particles emitted by the Sun causing gas molecules in Earth's atmosphere to glow. Aurora Borealis are seen above the North Pole, Aurora Australis above the South.
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(from the article `Böhme, Jakob`) Germinating for several years, the insight led him to commit his thoughts to paper, at first for his own use. The manuscript was entitled Aurora, ...
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(from the article `Kisfaludy, Károly`) ...Suitors`). He stepped into the literary leadership left vacant by Ferenc Kazinczy`s gradual withdrawal from his active career, and, in 1822, ...
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(from the article `Saint Petersburg`) Just to the east of the Peter-Paul Fortress, where the Bolshaya Nevka River begins, the cruiser Aurora is permanently moored as a museum and training ...
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(from the article `Stirling, William Alexander, 1st Earl of, Viscount Of Canada, Viscount Of Stirling, Lord Alexander Of Tullibody`) When King James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne as James I in 1603, Alexander attended his court in London. He there wrote, in 1604, his ...
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AURORA

(initial) Auxiliary Union for Relay, Observation, Recording, & Analysis (Events). Formerly part of ISD.
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Aurora

(Latin) dawn; this word is the same as the name of a goddess of the Dawn in Roman mythology.
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[n] - an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth`s magnetic lines of force 2. [n] - goddess of the dawn
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Aurora

• (n.) A species of crowfoot. • (n.) The rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the redness of the sky just before the sun rises. • (n.) The rise, dawn, or beginning. • (n.) The aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or southern lights). • (n.) The Roman personification of the dawn of day; the goddess of the m...
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Aurora

noun (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos
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(astronomy) Coloured light in the night sky near the Earth's magnetic poles, called aurora borealis (`northern lights`) in the northern hemisphere and aurora australis (`southern lights`) in the southern hemisphere. Although auroras are usually restricted to the polar s...
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Aurora

(mythology) In Roman mythology, goddess of the dawn (Greek Eos). Preceded by her sons, the fresh morning winds, she would fly or drive a chariot across the sky to announce the approach of Apollo's chariot bearing the sun
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[1957 automobile] The Aurora was an American automobile manufactured by Father Alfred A. Juliano, a Catholic priest, from 1957 to 1958. The Aurora is arguably the first Experimental Safety Vehicle ever made, even before the coinage of the ESV acronym. This safety car was to be available with a Chrysler, Cadillac, or Lincoln engine, built on...
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[aircraft] Aurora was a rumored mid-1980s American reconnaissance aircraft. There is no substantial evidence that it was ever built or flown and it has been termed a myth. The U.S. government has consistently denied such an aircraft was ever built. Aviation and space reference site Aerospaceweb.org concluded `The evidence supporting the Aur...
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[airline] Aurora (Аврора) is a Russian Far East air carrier, subsidiary of Aeroflot. It is named after the Russian cruiser Aurora. ==History== The new airline was created by order of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Aeroflot formed the carrier by amalgamating SAT Airlines and Vladivostok Avia, which serve 42 and 15 destinations...
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Aurora

[astronomy] == Hormone replacement therapy (transgender) == ...
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[Disney] Princess Aurora (alias Briar Rose) is a fictional character and the title character of Disney`s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty, who is based from `The Beauty sleeping in the Wood` by Charles Perrault, published in 1697. `Little Briar Rose`, the title of the German version of the fairy tale published by the Brothers Grimm in 181...
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[Erie Railroad station] Aurora is the former train station serving the residents of Aurora, Ohio, United States, located within Portage County. The station was constructed in 1872 by the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio Railroad, which had absorbed the former Cleveland and Mahoning Valley Railroad, which ran from Cleveland to Leavittsburg. T...
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[literary journal] Aurora was a literary journal founded by Károly Kisfaludy in 1821-2. It was crucial in the development of Romanticism in Hungarian literature, and in establishing Pest as a literary centre. Kisfaludy began collecting contributions in 1820, but it was not until the autumn of 1821 that the first issue appeared (bearing the...
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[Metra station] Aurora is the west end of the BNSF Railway Line and is served by numerous Pace bus routes. It served as a Greyhound bus stop until September 7, 2011. Amtrak trains do not stop here. There has been speculation that the line will be extended to the Plano Amtrak station. The station replaced the former Aurora Train Station, at ...
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Aurora

[mythology] Aurora (lang) is the Latin word for dawn, and the goddess of dawn in Roman mythology and Latin poetry. Like Greek Eos and Rigvedic Ushas (and possibly Germanic Ostara), Aurora continues the name of an earlier Indo-European dawn goddess, Hausos. ==Roman mythology== In Roman mythology, Aurora, goddess of the dawn, renews herself e...
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Aurora

[name] Aurora is a given name for women, originating from the Latin word for dawn. Aurora was the ancient Roman equivalent of Eos, the ancient Greek goddess of the dawn. ==Notable people bearing the name include== ==Fictional characters named Aurora include== ...
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[newspaper] Aurora, until December 1927 known as Ystads-Bladet Aurora, was a daily Social Democratic newspaper published from Ystad in southern Sweden. As of 1957, the newspaper had a daily circulation of around 4,730. Editors of the newspaper included J. Pihlman, Elias Nilsson, Ludvig Törnqvist and Henry Hallgren. The first issue of Auror...
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