Auroral bands

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Term: Auroral bands
Definition: Characterized by more or less continuous lower border. They appear like a ribbon or sheet of luminosity, inclined in the direction of the magnetic field. They may be homogeneous, rayed, or striated, and can be single or multiple.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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