Surprise Aurora

February 19, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

Surprise AuroraSurprise AuroraNorthern Lights over Killygordon, Co. Donegal. 14th February 2012.

 

When heading to bed last night I just happened to take a peek at the space weather website and much to my surprise a strong southward Bz component meant that aurorae were possible. Due to the short notice I stayed at home and waited for the clouds to part and as look would have just before 4am the skies clear and the was a brief period were the aurora was fairly active. Light pollution interfered but still very pleased to catch the aurora from good old Killygordon.


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