#Aurora borealis


The Northern Lights May Be Visible Over Parts of the U.S. on Halloween Weekend

The nights are getting colder, but they aren't so cold yet that you wouldn't step outside to cross something off your bucket list. Especially if that item usually requires you to go out in the snow. If that makes sense to you, you may want to attempt seeing the northern lights this weekend, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC).
Detroit Free Press

Northern lights could be visible in Michigan on Saturday night, if weather permits

The northern lights phenomenon could make an appearance in Michigan on Saturday night — that is, should the weather permit it. According to the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute's aurora forecast, there will be high aurora activity on Saturday night, and the aurora borealis could be seen “overhead from Inuvik, Yellowknife, Rankin and Iqaluit, to Portland (Ore.), Cheyenne, Lincoln, Springfield, and New York City, and visible low on the horizon as far south as Carson City, Oklahoma City, and Raleigh.”

Video shows northern lights dazzling in skies across the U.S. and Canada

A dazzling northern lights show lit the skies above Northwestern states and Canadian provinces, according to social media accounts. Social media reports verified by NBC News showed the lights visible in Minnesota, Alaska, Washington, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia. "Driving home watching the Northern Lights dance and change colour along...
The Spokesman-Review

The Northwest Lights: Aurora borealis makes rare appearance in Eastern Washington, North Idaho sky

Above the silhouettes of mountains to the north, below the twinkling stars, a ribbon of sky glowed emerald-green Monday night. It was a hauntingly beautiful scene at Hauser Lake. Similar otherworldly sights were visible throughout the Inland Northwest and the northernmost reaches of the contiguous United States. People had a rare chance to see one of the night sky’s most incredible displays: the aurora borealis.
Sacramento Bee

Aurora borealis treats Washingtonians to colorful light show in the sky

Numerous states saw a glowing show of aurora borealis on Monday night with reports of the colorful phenomenon coming in from New Hampshire, Washington state, and even as far south as Iowa. Video shared by Skunk Bay Weather shows the sky in Hansville, Washington, a small community on Puget Sound,...
Park Rapids Enterprise

Rare autumn aurora borealis bedazzles night sky

On Monday night, he was able to check it off and has the photographs he took on the family farm, seven miles east of Menahga, where he farms with his dad Ron, to prove it. He also posted his images of the Northern Lights on Twitter. “I’ve been trying to...
The Spokesman-Review

Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights

Photographer Brian Plonka captured the glow of the northern lights, usually called the Aurora Borealis, as seen Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 in North Idaho. The video is sped up to show the movement of the light.
Tri-City Herald

‘Unbelievable!’ Northern lights dazzled Tri-Citians with rare light show

The northern lights shone along the night skyline of the Tri-Cities Monday night. To the naked eye, the aurora borealis appeared as a gray to pale green haze or cloudiness along the horizon. But time exposure photographs caught the event in brilliant color with bright greens and even a few streaks of pink and purple.

Can you hear the northern lights? A new study may reveal the truth

It’s a question that has puzzled observers for centuries: do the fantastic green and crimson light displays of the aurora borealis produce any discernible sound?. Conjured by the interaction of solar particles with gas molecules in Earth’s atmosphere, the aurora generally occurs near Earth’s poles, where the magnetic field is most potent. Reports of the aurora making noise, however, are rare — and were historically dismissed by scientists.
NBC Connecticut

Slight Chance of Seeing Northern Lights in Connecticut Tonight

People in parts of northern New England were able to see the northern lights on Monday night, and there is a slight chance of seeing them tonight in Connecticut. Aurora borealis are a rare sight in Connecticut. They are the result of electrons colliding with Earth’s upper atmosphere, according to...