August 3, 2010

Watch the sky, Aurora Borealis Predicted

A huge eruption in the sun's northern hemisphere on Sunday blasted plasma into space in the direction of Earth.  A rare ocurrance of northern lights is predicted over the norther US and Canada around the hours of 3 am, 1 pm, and 8 pm on Wednesday 8/4 and around 2 am on Thursday.  Look for wavering curtains or waves of white, pink, or green light that pulse with intensity.  For more information see http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2010/08/_nasaap_an_x-ra.html

For those wanting more info see the NOAA POES website of auroral activity in the northern hemisphere, http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/pmap/pmapN.html.

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