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A bright auroral oval as seen from directly over the north pole, taken by the Spin-Scan Auroral Imaging (SAI) instrument on board Dynamics Explorer - 1. This image was obtained 23 Nov 81 (81/327) at 10:48 UT.

This image includes a coastline map overlayed on the SAI image. It also has the Magnetic and Geographic North poles marked as M and N, respectively.

Courtesy L. Frank, the University of Iowa, and NASA.

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"Image taken by the Spin-Scan Auroral Imaging instrument on board Dynamics Explorer - 1. Courtesy L. Frank, the University of Iowa, and NASA."
 
 

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