Monday, May 18, 2015
Geomagnetic Storm on May 19th
Source - Space Weather News for May 19, 2015: http://spaceweather.com
GEOMAGNETIC STORM: A moderate (G2-class) geomagnetic storm is underway on May 19th as Earth enters an unsettled stream of solar wind. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras, especially during the hours around local midnight. Visit http://spaceweather.com for updates.
SPRITE SEASON BEGINS: As northern summer approaches, photographers in Europe and the USA are starting to see "red sprites," an exotic form of lightning that shoots out of the tops of thunderclouds. Photos and observing tips are highlighted on today's edition of http://spaceweather.com.