Saturday, October 13, 2012

Geomagnetic Storm Sparks Bright Auroras

Source - Space Weather News for Oct. 13, 2012:

GEOMAGNETIC STORM: A  persistent G1-class geomagnetic storm on Oct 13th (still underway as this alert is being written) has sparked bright auroras around the Arctic Circle, spurring reports of Northern Lights from Scandinavia, Greenland, Canada, and several northern-tier US states.  More auroras are in the offing. NOAA forecasters estimate a 40% chance of continued storms on Oct. 14-15 in response to a high-speed stream of solar wind. Check for images and updates.

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