Become An Aurora Hunter! (Google Hangout recap)

Hello, aurora enthusiasts! If you missed our Google hangout on Wednesday December 10, 2014 at 3pm EST, we have posted the hangout below for you to watch! On our first Google hangout, we gave a brief overview of what an aurora is, why we collect the data from you, and present some observations of[…]


Tweet Verification 101: Was that a real-time aurora observation or another pretty picture?

As you use Aurorasaurus, you will see many tweets of beautiful aurora pictures. But you’re going to have to ask yourself—is this report a real-time aurora observation or another pretty picture? The answer is not always clear. Aurorasaurus aims to capture information about aurora in real-time. While we always love to see beautiful aurora pictures,[…]

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Welcome to Aurorasaurus!

We are excited to share our new website with you! What can you do here? Register to receive email notifications when the aurora is observed near your location Be a citizen scientist and earn points when you report your sightings of aurora and help find identify sightings reported by Twitter users Examine the map to see locations of real sightings and the[…]