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Optical Society of America

Auroras

Caption: The red arrow points to the unidentified low-intensity wave pattern, which the researchers suspect is an auroral-generated wave interaction with airglow. For contrast, the blue arrow points to the faint emission of the Milky Way.

Credit: Optics Express

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