STRONG GEOMAGNETIC STORM: Knowing that a solar wind stream was heading
for Earth, forecasters predicted a geomagnetic storm last night.
However, they didn't predict it would be so strong, a G3-class event.
During the peak of this surprising space storm, Northern Lights spilled
over the Canadian border into more than half a dozen US states.
Visit Spaceweather.com for pictures of the display and updates as the solar wind continues to blow.
Above: Auroras over Fairbanks, Alaska, on Sept. 28, 2017.
"Indescribable!" says photographer Sacha Layos. "Truly one of the best
shows I've ever seen." Browse the Realtime Aurora Photo Gallery for