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Aurora borealis/Northern Lights (1 Viewer)

We missed the main event Friday, and went out last night, but no joy. The first pic I took however (10:30pm), facing North did have a bit of colour when the colour saturation was turned up.
Nothing in other directions, and no red, blue or purple in the saturation later in the night. Maybe! Lol maybe not!
colette has always wanted to see them and despite trying a number of times failed. so friday night she goes to bed around 2245 i stayed up but headed to bed around 10 minutes later. at 2320 my phone buzzed with a message from the swillington bird group saying "northern lights over the reserve now" off outside in dressing gown took some crap photos but was sure i saw some green/purple so i woke her at 2330 with the words "there here"within seconds she was up.......and what a display the colours changed from blue to purple to green it danced in the sky stunning just stunning c0c8464c-0521-4f1c-b3e6-e43f1c5e2920.jpg
Any more news on whether it will be showing tonight or not? Sadly the tracker does not work on my browser.
By complete fluke I managed to catch the shooting star I saw on Friday night too!
Same, just lucky that I had previously posted on the British rarity Weather 2024 thread, got the notification and went to check straight away.


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There should really be a natural phenomena subforum, as you suggested on the other thread. Must be a fair few birders who find atmospheric and astronomical phenomena interesting.

I got pretty excited about my first glacier ... with birders being out and about there is a lot of crossover to the whole natural world - guess that includes geography and various sciences etc

Friday night was a failure for me, despite living in Southern Sweden. We had 100% cloud cover!!!

Cloudy last night here unfortunately. Did wake up and look out about 3am, there was high flecking clouds (again, what kind of clouds were they? ;-) ), and the sky was a funny colour but that was it.
Beautiful, it must be amazing to see something like that, I heard on the radio that Europe was seeing it, I was hoping I might get a glimpse of it here in Ontario, but nope.

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