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A strong Aurora Australis can be predicted using planetary index or KP numbers, which are a measure of geomagnetic activity that increases on a scale of 0-9 according to geomagnetic strength.
A DP World spokesman said the Aurora Australis, which had a "major role in the operation", was still on site, in open water with another rescue ship now in possible distress.
Several attempts to break through to the ship by sea - by the Xue Long, Aurora Australis and French-flagged L'Astrolabe - failed because of the thickness of the ice.
These images reveal that the auroras in the two hemispheres can be totally asymmetric, contradicting the common assumption (which Birkeland and others held) that the aurora borealis and aurora australis are mirror images of each other.
Russell Cockman (Melbourne) 11:35-12:35 UT photographed red rayed arc of Aurora Australis.
This usually happens only near Earth's North Pole or South Pole (where they are called the aurora australis, or southern lights), due to the shape of Earth's magnetic field.
My first trip was in 2005, as an Antarctic Australian Arts Fellow, leaving from Tasmania on the ice breaker Aurora Australis, travelling to Mawson Station and Casey Station on the Antarctic continent and then on to the sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island.
Astronauts on the International Space Station snapped this picture of the aurora australis, or southern lights, as they flew over New Zealand.
But ultimately, it's the pictures that carry the day--it's uncanny that his pencil rendering of the Aurora Australis so effectively catches the spooky shapes and 'weird charm' of the phenomenon.
Molecules colliding with the sun's rays cause this fabulous light show known as the aurora borealis and the aurora australis, which will be seen over the North and South Poles of Earth.
Aurora Australis from Madagascar to southwest of Australia
The spectacular pictures show the rare Aurora Australis from the International Space Station taken on September 11th.