Sunday, April 3, 2016

Tonight's Sky for April 3: Continued Chances for the Northern Lights

Yesterday, the Earth entered a turbulent stream of the solar wind, which makes for increased chances of aurora, also known a the Northern Lights. After spectacular displays of high-latitude aurora last night, NOAA is forecasting a 55% chance of more geomagnetic storms, and hence aurora, today. So, if you live at a high latitude and have a clear sky, be sure to look up tonight!

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