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Solar Max - Aurora photos
« on: February 21, 2013, 06:10:41 PM »
2013 is witness to spectacular aurora, as the sun moves into the peak of solar cycle 24. Share your photos of Solar Max (past and present) in this thread!

"Northern Lights around the Arctic Circle! "There were great auroras yesterday night outside the little Inuit village of Ivujivik in Nunavik, Quebec," says Sylvain Serre, who photographed some of the onlookers. credit: Sylvain Serre shared by spaceweather.com"
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Re: Solar Max - Aurora photos
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 09:08:09 AM »
Green aurora over Greenland...
Photo Credit: / Foto: Kunuk Brøns
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Re: Solar Max - Aurora photos
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 10:01:25 AM »
Interesting study on auroras, more precisely BBF (bursty bulk flows)

http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=51651

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Re: Solar Max - Aurora photos
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2013, 11:42:11 AM »
Beautiful pictures!

And finally I understand why Greenland is called Greenland   8)

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Re: Solar Max - Aurora photos
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2014, 12:29:14 AM »
From the space weather prediction center
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2014-09-11 05:01 UTC  A Pair of CMEs

G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storms remain in the forecast for September 12th as a result of the coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with the R1 (Minor) solar flare observed on the 9th. The latest WSA-Enlil model run has the CME associated with yesterday's R3 (Strong) solar flare arriving mid to late day on that same day. A G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Watch has been issued for September 13th due to the combined influence of these two events with G1 (Minor) storming anticipated to continue into September 14th. In addition, the S1 (Minor) solar radiation storm that is in progress as a result of the eruption yesterday is expected to persist for the next few days. Keep in mind that the forecast periods listed are in Universal Time so aurora watchers in the northern U.S. should be looking for possible activity both Thursday and Friday nights. Stay tuned for updates.
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/

It's cloudy out right now, but tomorrow night is suppose to be clear
This is basically a real time model showing the viewing potential
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ovation/index.html





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