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Aurora Zoo


Highfield Campus

Building: B44

Room: Purple Foyer (L2)

Age suitable for: 11+

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Learn about the northern lights with our Space Physicists by taking part in our citizen science research project 'The Aurora Zoo'.

Help our Space Environment Physics (SEP) group with their research and classify aurora shapes in photos they have taken in Svalbard, Norway.

What do the variety of shapes mean for their auroral research?

Workshop led by SEP astronomer Dr Dan Whiter.