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    It looks like the sun has been a busy beaver and has sent us a bit of itself in the form of a CME (coronal mass ejection). Not to worry, most likely effect is a beautiful Aurora. There was a big CME on Tuesday and we may see some pretty lights in the sky tonight and tomorrow. Why not check in here if you were fortunate enough to see them. I live pretty far south, so not too likely but according to the article, there is a chance due to the nature of this event. Happy light hunting!

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/...y-expand-south










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    We're too far south too.

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    Only northern lights we're likely to see down here in Georgia are the southbound cars on the Interstate highway.

    Tom ( ... y'all come back now. Ya' hear!)

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    I'm pretty sure I'm too far south












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    Well you live and learn...there is an aurora forcast center:
    http://helios.swpc.noaa.gov/ovation/

    So it currently doesn't look to likely that we will see it here in VA.










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    Apparently there is a good chance for me to see it tonight. Don't know how long I'll be able to stay awake for though!















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    What time is your local sunset...just curious










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    Quote Originally Posted by Watchinherskip, post: 327969, member: 301
    Well you live and learn...there is an aurora forcast center:
    http://helios.swpc.noaa.gov/ovation/

    So it currently doesn't look to likely that we will see it here in VA.
    It's probably just as well since it is raining here again.












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    Quote Originally Posted by Watchinherskip, post: 327991, member: 301
    What time is your local sunset...just curious
    it was hours ago..about 4.30 don't think the aurora starts until like 10 though does it?















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    i just checked, the pre cmj winds have returned to normal and there is no higher chance tonight of seeing the aurora in England than normal. Not worth getting my coat on















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