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.
www.spaceweatherlive.com/en/archive/2012/07/12/rsga

This evening saw sustained activity at Kp5 for most of the evening, with some Kp6 spikes.
www.spaceweatherlive.com/en/archive/2012/07/15/kp

space the final frontier, quayman, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. JonCooperShap 21 months ago | reply

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

  2. ratzlaff 21 months ago | reply

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

  3. redagainPatti 21 months ago | reply

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

  4. redagainPatti 21 months ago | reply

    I sent you email about this photo..

  5. ratzlaff 21 months ago | reply

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

  6. albertan_palmtree 21 months ago | reply

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

  7. ratzlaff 19 months ago | reply

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

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