Auroral Storm - July 14/15, 2012

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Aurora, planetary alignment and noctilucent clouds in one shot!

This storm was produced by the July 12, 2012 solar flare from sunspot 1520.

This evening saw sustained activity at Kp5 for most of the evening, with some Kp6 spikes.

space the final frontier, quayman, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. JonCooperShap 34 months ago | reply

    Wow - brilliant!! You got it all in that pic. Each of those would have been superb on their own!

  2. ratzlaff 34 months ago | reply

    Thanks! It was a great way to cap off an evening of staring at the sky!

  3. redagainPatti 34 months ago | reply

    wow... wished I was up north where you live...

  4. redagainPatti 34 months ago | reply

    I sent you email about this photo..

  5. ratzlaff 33 months ago | reply

    It has it's perks. Though, the downside is a bit on the cold side in the winters.

  6. albertan_palmtree 33 months ago | reply

    Saw your photo on the Aurora Watch page. Nice work!

  7. ratzlaff 31 months ago | reply

    (and, super sorry for taking so long to reply!)

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