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The Optical Society

Color Composite Image

Caption: The aurora as seen as a color composite image from the NORUSCA II camera. Three bands were combined to make the image. Each band was assigned a different color -- red, green, and blue -- to enhance the features of the aurora for analysis.

Credit: Optics Express

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