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#970735 by randee
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:45 am
There is a good chance of Northern Lights tonight...
We've had five 'm-class solar flares' on Tuesday
4 'X-class ones' today!! and a sharp solar wind stream...
Electrical systems have been effected even... biggest xrays in a decade or longer...
Also have a solar stream flowing our way.

Northern lights usually show up best about midnight... when we're at our darkest - but we also have a full moon tonight will effect the more southern states no matter what. Still, it could be good...
#970753 by Wanderlost
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:52 am
Well? Did you see them? Don't leave us in suspense, randee...
#970769 by randee
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:03 am
The Aurora Borealis - IT was the Boring Auroring or the Bore-us Aurorus.
At 10pm my time, the solar storm hit intensity levels 10! Way more than we've seen in a long long time.
As it was coming around greenland, we could start to see a glow to the north. As it hit the USA, it died.
Went from a 10+ to a 3.75 (I need a level 5 to see it from my place). So it was a nothing.
To add insult to it all, as soon as the sun came up over here, the intensity levels went back up to 8.
Another chance tonight... we'll see what happens.
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/wing-kp
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/
http://services.swpc.noaa.gov/images/animations/ovation-north/latest.jpg

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