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Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis (Armonk, New York)—May 11, 2024. A powerful coronal mass ejection (CME) produced an intense geomagnetic storm that produced Auroral displays in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The displays reached areas where Auroras are rarely seen. Final data showed that the responsible solar storm was the second strongest since regular record keeping began in 1932 and only slightly weaker than a November 13, 1960 event. A great article on the event can be found in The Washington Post.



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William Sutherland said:

Awesome series!

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6 weeks ago ( translate )

Esther said:

Superb! We had too much light pollution to see it.
6 weeks ago

Don Sutherland replied to Esther:

That's a shame. It's unfortunate there's so much light pollution around today. Astronomers are increasingly complaining about the light pollution. As excessive lighting wastes energy and aggravates climate change (when generated from the burning of fossil fuels), and adversely impacts bird migrations, the case for policies that seek to limit it is growing stronger.
6 weeks ago

Joe, Son of the Rock said:

I love the colour of the sky.
6 weeks ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Remarquable et excellente série joliment partagée avec ces aurores boréales.
Bonne et heureuse journée dominicale.
6 weeks ago ( translate )

Nick Weall said:

We saw it too from Chalfont St Peter /Buckinghamshire
6 weeks ago

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Stunningly coloured sky.
6 weeks ago

Nicolas Mertens said:

Splendid shots.
6 weeks ago ( translate )

©UdoSm said:

Great Don...
6 weeks ago

Schussentäler said:

stunning shots
6 weeks ago

Günter Klaus said:

Wow,da hast du diese schönen Momente großartig aufgenommen lieber Don :))

Wünsche noch einen schönen Sonntag,liebe Grüße Güni :))
6 weeks ago ( translate )

Heide said:

How lovely, I heard about it on the news - but then unfortunately overslept.
Fabulous shots, thank you for sharing.
6 weeks ago

Annaig56 said:

magnifique cieux magnifique paysage que nous avons eu la chance de voir également chez nous en bretagne
6 weeks ago ( translate )

Don Sutherland replied to Annaig56:

That's great to hear. It was certainly worth seeing.
6 weeks ago

Doug Shepherd said:

A fine series from this rare display Don!

Enjoy your afternoon.
6 weeks ago