Auroras Explode Over Athabasca

On September 22, 2017, Martin Connors and his team were at the Athabasca University Observatory for an Alberta Robotic Telescope project workshop and as luck would have it, they were in for an explosive night. Faint aurora covering the whole sky is not unusual in Athabasca (left picture), but scientists at the university‚Äôs Geospace Observatory were surprised to see such an aurora … [Read more...]