Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across most of Canada and the northern U.S. should get a special treat Sunday night into Monday morning: A visit from the aurora borealis, aka the Northern Lights. The sky spectacle should be
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky on November 12, 2015 near the town of Kirkenes in northern Norway. AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/).
If geomagnetic storm strong enough, Aurora Borealis may show over northwest
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky on August 23, 2016, in Sweden. The sky spectacle could pay a visit to the U.S. on Sunday night, July 16, 2017. (Photo: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND, AFP/). CONNECT TWEET. The Northern Lights should be visible in states like Montana, the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, northern Illinois, Michigan, northern NY, much of New England, Washington and northeastern OR, according to USA Today and KATU. Folks in cities such as. PORTLAND, Ore. — Those of us in the Pacific Northwest may get the rare chance to spot the Aurora Borealis (Northern lights) this Sunday and Monday. The National Weather Service says a coronal mass ejection could result in an Aurora well into the. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, result when electrically charged particles from the sun collide with gaseous particles in Earth's atmosphere. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, result when electrically …
It's not often that we get the chance to see the Aurora Borealis, but after months of little or no action from our sun, this may be the weekend. A huge M2 class solar flare erupted from the surface of the sun Thursday around 10 p.m. This set off a …
Northern lights forecast across Canada this weekend
The current forecast says Rhode Island is just south of the viewing area where the aurora will appear, but the situation could change. By Margo Sullivan (Patch Staff) – Updated July 14, 2017 7:30 pm ET. Northern Lights In RI Sunday? NEWPORT, RI — The
Starting Sunday Night and lasting till Monday Night, a geomagnetic storm watch has been issued! A gigantic explosion occurred on the sun for two-hours, and it takes 3-days from the explosion time to reach the planet Earth. Northern lights will be able …
Storms are exciting and we have the possibility of being affected by a big one Sunday night. But before you start groaning, this one just might be awesome and it may occur with clear skies. So what type of storm am I speaking about? It's a solar one … . Residents of New England may be able to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights on Sunday night, though Bostonians might have some clouds deal with, according to the National Weather Service. Do you live where the #Aurora may be visible Sunday night?
Hopeful sky gazers are hoping to get the rare chance to spot the Aurora Borealis over the weekend, but it's going to depend on how strong a geomagnetic storm hits near earth. The National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric