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AuroraMAX aurora borealis simulator

The AuroraMAX aurora borealis simulator is currently at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

This interactive exhibition lets you learn the following on a big screen:

A person interacting with the Canadian Space Agency's AuroraMAX aurora borealis simulator. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

An interactive experience

A contact-free system perceives hand movements, allowing the user to interact directly with the simulator in order to:

You can also:

Admire the auroras without having to travel

AuroraMAX – The Northern Lights, NWT

Credits: Canadian Space Agency (CSA), University of Calgary, Astronomy North

If you can't get to the Canadian North, you have two options for admiring the auroras.

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