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Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Curtain aurora observed from Greenland, 6 January 1861. Caused by high-speed particles ejected from the Sun, they are most commonly observed during periods of maximum sunspots. From 'Die Naturkrafte' by M Wilhelm Meyer (Leipzig, 1903). Chromolithograph.

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Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Curtain aurora observed from Greenland, 6 January 1861.   Caused by high-speed particles ejected from the Sun, they are most commonly observed during periods of maximum sunspots. From 'Die Naturkrafte' by M  Wilhelm Meyer (Leipzig, 1903). Chromolithograph.