Sunday, May 08, 2016

Mother's Day Geomagnetic Storm

Source - Space Weather News for May 8, 2016:

MOTHER'S DAY GEOMAGNETIC STORM: Surprise! Sunday, May 8th, began with a strong G3-class geomagnetic storm that sparked beautiful auroras around both poles.  Northern Lights were spotted in at least half a dozen US states. Meanwhile, at the other end of the planet, Southern Lights lit up the skies and snowy landscape of Antarctica. 

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Space Weather aurora photo credit Rocky Raybell 05/07/2016
Credit Space Weather News / Rocky Raybell - Keller, Washington

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