Substorm: Magnetic conjugacy of northern and southern auroral beads - Tetsuo Motoba

July 30, 2014

This is by far one of my favorite papers in the field! In this paper Dr. Motoba showed the simultaneous development of a substorm auroral onset in the northern (Iceland) and southern (Syowa station in Antarctica)  hemisphere. This observation demonstrate the magnetospheric origin of auroral substorm. 

 

 

Read the full article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2012GL051599/abstract

(Tip: Go to "Supporting Information" and download the movie of the event)

 

The video below is an example of a very dynamic substorm

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