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The sunspot region AR3664 is so large, you might be able to see it with only eclipse glasses.

 

 

 

Go outside and look at the sky. If you can't see the Aurora, try taking a night photo/long exposure photo with ur phone. 

 

I'm in central California. 

 

 

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Solar Flare! 

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Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time  of day? In this part of the country? Localised entirely within EHW?

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12 minutes ago, Andrew said:

Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time  of day? In this part of the country? Localised entirely within EHW?

There was a big solar flare from a sun spot, directed at earth, emmited approximately 32 hours ago. The flare is hitting the earth now. 

 

It's visible to the naked eye in more norther areas. Closer to the equater like where I am, it may be visible via your phone camera's ability to take night photos, or photos with a long exposure. 

 

My phone was able to capture it with a 3 second exposure. My gfs iPhone was able to capture it better than my $200 android phone. 

 

I can't see it anymore, but it may be visible again tomorrow night. 

 

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/behemoth-sunspot-ar3664-unleashes-its-biggest-solar-flare-yet-sparking-radio-blackouts-on-earth-video/ar-BB1maM28?ocid=BingNewsSerp

 

 

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Dude I saw it here in Western Nevada last night... dope. VERY COOL. considering finding a dark site nearby for a better look tonight. 

 

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I think I should actually say, I saw a streak of red within the sky near the moon, which, obviously was cool because I've never gotten to experience the beautiful glowing enchantment of the auroras. 

 

Was stoked I could make out a red streak! With my own damn eyes too! 

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Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time  of day? In this part of the country? Localised entirely within EHW?

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If I catch any pics, I will upload 🙂

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Saw absolutely nothing here last night.  I'll look again tonight, but yeah nothing up here in eastern WA state.

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Nothing here sadly. Been largely cloudy and rainy the past couple of nights.

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Well was it supposed to look like this here in Mobile?

 

May be an image of hat

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I went out to go see the aurora and was disappointed. Got the wrong one.

 

May be an image of text that says 'AURORA All-A merica Teld'

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1 hour ago, iamjanco said:

I searched for an aurora, but only came close to these:

 

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Ahhh yes, the Aurora Strip in Seattle..........  🤣

 

Oh wait, those aren't all in Seattle.  Must be something with the name then........

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