Is the aurora (as in borealis ) caused by Cherenkov radiation

  • Thread starter FayeKane
  • Start date
31
0
Is the aurora (as in "borealis") caused by Cherenkov radiation...

...or something else?

thank you.

-- faye kane, idiot savant
 

Vanadium 50

Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Education Advisor
23,333
5,698
Re: Is the aurora (as in "borealis") caused by Cherenkov radiation...

No, it's fluorescence.
 

Related Threads for: Is the aurora (as in borealis ) caused by Cherenkov radiation

  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
698
Replies
1
Views
6K
  • Last Post
Replies
13
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
5K
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
1K
Top