Why are auroras so hard to predict? And when can we expect more?

By Brett Carter, Hannah Schunker
Updated May 14 2024 - 4:42pm, first published 4:22pm

On Saturday evening before Mother's Day, Australians witnessed a rare celestial spectacle: a breathtaking display of aurora australis, also known as the southern lights.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.