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 Translation for 'aurora borealis' from English to Swedish
SYNO aurora borealis | northern lights
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norrsken {n}
aurora borealis
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Norra kronan {u} [best. f.] [Corona Borealis] [stjärnbild]
Corona Borealis <CrB> [constellation]
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polarsken {n}
aurora
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sydsken {n}
aurora australis
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Usage Examples English
  • He envisaged the atmosphere inside as luminous (and possibly inhabited) and speculated that escaping gas caused the Aurora Borealis.
  • Finnmark is situated in the Aurora Borealis zone, and because of the dry climate with frequent clear skies, Alta Municipality was early chosen as a location for the study of this strange light phenomenon.
  • The aurora borealis is a common sight in the whole of the former Troms, but not in summer as there is no darkness.
  • In the winter, the Jukkasjärvi ice hotel is built every year near the northern town of Kiruna. Kiruna is also frequently used as a place from which to see the Aurora Borealis (Northern lights).
  • They were to pay particular attention to magnetic measurements, especially the possible interactions between magnetic needles, atmospheric electricity and the aurora borealis.

  • Due to the northern location, the aurora borealis can be experienced all through winter (November to March), and the midnight sun can be experienced during June and July.
  • On clear winter nights, the aurora borealis can often be seen dancing in the sky.
  • During the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962, Eielson-based Lockheed U-2 pilot Charles Maultsby was allegedly blinded by the aurora borealis while collecting radiation from Soviet nuclear weapons tests over the North Pole and accidentally strayed 300 miles (480 km) into Soviet airspace, into Chukotka.
  • He is the guardian of the Aurora Borealis and holds to a rivalry against both the chief of the South, Okaga, as well as the thunderbirds, though this is vastly exaggerated in tales told to outsiders.
  • We now started in the early-morning when it was dark, the Aurora Borealis everynow and then lighting us on our way.

  • The expedition yielded various results in the fields of meteorology, astronomy, geodesy, magnetism, zoology, and sightings of Aurora Borealis.
  • During the mission Komarov performed various tasks with the other crew members, including medical and navigational tests and observing the Aurora Borealis.
  • The front of the 200 kroner note shows a portrait of Kristian Birkeland against a stylized pattern of the aurora borealis and a very large snowflake.
  • He is best remembered for his theories of atmospheric electric currents that elucidated the nature of the aurora borealis.
  • At this time of year the aurora borealis can occasionally be seen on the northern horizon during moderate auroral activity.

  • The country is also home to the natural phenomena of the Midnight sun (during summer), as well as the Aurora borealis known also as the Northern lights.
  • The observation and study of optical phenomena such as rainbows and the aurora borealis offer many clues as to the nature of light.
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