Auroral Photography from a Satellite

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Science  08 Mar 1974:
Vol. 183, Issue 4128, pp. 951-952
DOI: 10.1126/science.183.4128.951


Photographs taken from satellites show the form, location, and intensity of the aurora from a new perspective. They provide an effective way of monitoring auroral activity on a worldwide basis and are likely to become one of the major tools in the effort to understand this phenomenon.