Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Green Flash on Mars

Source - Space Weather News for June 29, 2016:

GREEN FLASH ON MARS: You've heard of green flashes above the setting sun. This week an astrophotographer in Sweden spotted a green flash on Mars. Visit for pictures and an explanation of this unusual phenomenon.

BRIGHT AURORAS CAST SHADOWS: The sun has been completely blank for 6-going-on-7 days.  Even without sunspots, however, space weather continues. On June 28th researchers in Antarctica photographed a display of auroras so bright it cast shadows on the ground. The outburst is highlighted on today's edition of

Image credit: Space Weather News / B Sudarsan Patro

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