My first knowledge of the amazing auroral display, witnessed by so many around the world on Monday night, came from the Monday Night Lights: October Aurorae Surprise Skywatchers post over at the Lights in the Dark blog. Because it was made not too far from where I live, I knew I had to post this video:
When I heard on the news last night that they had been seen as far south as Alabama, I went searching for more:
Of course, this post wouldn’t be complete without a look at the science behind the event:
More at SpaceWeather.com
In case you’re wondering, I didn’t see a damned thing! 😡
I want ice water.
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