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Goddess of the dawn, and Divine Herald of the day, and by extension, new beginnings of any sort. Similar in many respects to the Hellenic Eos....
Deities & Heros >> Roman
Silverwheel. Welsh. The mother of Llew, the tale of how she needed to be guiled into granting him a name and arms is a mainstay of the Mabinogion. She is associated with Night, with the star Polaris, and her hall is said to be the aurora borealis. As her name...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
(light-bearer) The morning star. Said to be the son of Aurora....
Deities & Heros >> Roman
The evening star. Perhaps a son of Aurora....
Deities & Heros >> Roman

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Time-lapse of Aurora Borealis over Cleish
The Aurora Borealis created a rainbow of colour in the night sky over Scotland on 6 March. Two cameras took over 400 photographs, from around 21:30 on Sunday night through to Monday morning, to capture the light display shown in this time-lapse footage.
Northern lights brighten up New England skies
An intense geomagnetic storm Sunday brought sightings of the aurora borealis — or northern lights — over parts of New England and around the Northeast on Sunday night. From Maine to Massachusetts, observers of the night sky saw the luminous glow ...
Northern Lights Illuminate European Sky
A NASA satellite caught a glimpse of the spectacular aurora borealis phenomenon from above on March 7, as stargazers across northern Europe viewed the brilliant shades of green and pink from their backyards. Using a low-light sensor on the Visible ...
GALLERY: Your pictures of stunning Aurora Borealis over Tayside
Stargazers across Tayside and Scotland were treated to a dazzling display of the Northern Lights on Sunday evening. The aurora borealis was visible as far south as Oxfordshire as skies cleared, painting the night sky with shades of green, purple and blue.
The Northern Lights Screw Up Arctic Drilling Operations
The Aurora Borealis are a beautiful sight—but, it turns out, they can be a real pain in the ass too. A new report explains that they can and do mess up drilling operations, especially in areas around the Arctic where they're most common.

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