By Jessica Clayton
Ever wonder how high an aurora occurs? Yeah, it is up there… like the clouds… or airplanes. But do you have any idea how high? Take a look at this infographic, third in a five part series, and find out what determines the altitude of an aurora. (Hint: It is surprisingly high!)
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Jessica contributed to the Aurorasaurus education team and has a Ph.D. in physics. She lives in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where she attempts to balance life as a mom and physicist.