Aurora Alert (12-13 Sep 2014)

Two large coronal mass ejections (CMEs) from the Sun may make it possible to see aurorae from mid-latitudes.
The best chances of observering are on the nights of Friday, 12th and Saturday, 13th September 2014.
Aurora are notoriosly difficult to predict, but these large events occasionally make it possible to observe auroral activity much further from the north and south pole than is normally possible.  For observers south of about Sydney and Perth, look low to the south after dark and before Moon rise on these nights.  A long exposure photo may help to discren some reddish colour in the sky (but don't confuse redness from the lingering effects of sunset with aurora).
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    a natural electrical phenomenon characterized by the appearance of streamers of reddish or greenish light in the sky, especially near the northern or southern magnetic pole. The effect is caused by the interaction of charged particles from the sun with atoms in the upper atmosphere. In northern and southern regions it is respectively called aurora borealis or Northern Lights and aurora australis orSouthern Lights.

Aurora - Behind the Name

Meaning & History. Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the 

  1. Aurora name meaning - SheKnows
    The name Aurora is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Aurora is:Aurora was the mythical Roman goddess of the dawn. This name became very popular after Charles Perrault wrote the fairy tale 'The Sleeping Beauty'.