What inspired the name ‘aurora borealis’?

The Question: What inspired the name ‘aurora borealis’?

A Greek and Roman mythology
B A misinterpretation of a Celtic phrase
C A brand of detergent

These undulating lights in the night sky were named for Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas is the Greek god of the north wind.

The correct answer is Greek and Roman mythology.

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