Friday, July 03, 2015


Combine crowd-sourcing with cosmic rays & solar wind and you end up with Aurorasaurus, a new citizen science map gathering real-time data about aurora sightings around the world.

The map shows the location of Twitter posts mentioning aurora sightings. As well as showing recent reported sighting from Twitter Auroasaurus displays a pink band where auroral activity is likely to be strongest. It also includes a timeline feature, which allows you to view what the map looked like on different dates.

Registered users of Auroasaurus can get notifications when an aurora is visible in their area.
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