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HOO NELLY! Aurora time!

Started by fct-150, 06/01/2013 11:21AM
Posted 06/01/2013 11:21AM Opening Post
Anybody else in the northern states see the major aurora activity earlier this morning? I have only 4.3 mag. skies from my Spokane Valley, WA backyard and Jill and I easily saw spiking from horizon-to-horizon; the best spikes forming below Cassiopeia. If we see the turquoise glow after zodiac light tapers down, we'll be off to the palouse to do some photographs.

At 47.658 deg. N.

All the best,

Andy S.
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Posted 06/01/2013 05:11PM | Edited 06/01/2013 05:16PM #1
Hi Andy, cloudy here in central Kansas all night (about 37 degrees north) but I have observed red spikes like that from my location in the past.