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Offline RYou

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The Aurora Borealis
« on: December 09, 2020, 03:42:42 PM »
Per NOAA’s Space Weather, Geomagnetic Storm Watches (aurora borealis) are in effect from December 9th - 11th, 2020 due to anticipated effects of a Coronal Mass Ejection (solar flare).

Unfortunately the east coast will likely be saddled with clouds


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Re: The Aurora Borealis
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2020, 03:50:35 PM »
We're way too far south to see the Aurora in Florida.  We also missed it during a vacation in Alaska years ago, since there was too much light pollution in the city to see it.

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Re: The Aurora Borealis
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2020, 04:27:43 PM »
We'll miss it here for sure due to clouds.   That and the Chritmas star (jupiter and saturn aligning).  Sometimes this area sucks.  Might have to go over the mountains to see that stuff.

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Re: The Aurora Borealis
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2020, 05:23:25 PM »
Saw it years ago when camping on North Hero island in Vermont.

If I remember correctly, the Hero Islands were named after Ethan Allen.

Therefore, I'll use that as a segway to this clip from the movie Lincoln

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRBmwljrHWw