Sky Lights Go Wild, North And South


Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The solar storm that sparked so much debate this week got its second wind, rewarding aurora aficionados from the Arctic to the Lower 48 to Australia.

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    As I sit gazing at a million stars against a pitch-black sky at the edge of a 1,000-year-old forest, listening to the pounding waves of the North Pacific ... landscapes of the state’s verdant and wild Olympic Peninsula, it seemed as if nature was ...
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  • Toban Dyck: A terrifying and beautiful encounter with the northern lights
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    07/17/2017 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • The northern lights … also available in purple
    the lights on Saturday night were only purple with no green aurora visible at all. And on Friday, the sky at higher altitude was a gorgeous deep purple hue. Friday saw me camping at Tantallon Camping and Caravan Park at North Berwick, on the east coast ...
    04/27/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 10 Old Reports Of Strange Lights In The Sky
    Many ancient sightings of strange lights in the sky come to us through ... “a strange light in the sky at a point near the horizon east by northeast.” It was strange that the lights that seemed “to be engaged in a wild, hilarious dance” could ...
    06/24/2016 - 11:06 pm | View Link
  • Bucket List Travel: Experiencing the Northern Lights in Canada’s Wild Yukon Territory
    Their Aurora Borealis trip in Whitehorse provides the best opportunity for viewing the lights in Canada’s stunning and wild Yukon territory ... To the north an eerie, sulfurous-green sheen begins to ripple into the night sky. It arcs itself into an ...
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  • Northern Lights | Travel Yukon
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    07/17/2017 - 8:19 am | View Website
  • International Dark-Sky Association | IDA | Light Pollution
    IDA is a non-profit 503(c) organization that works to help stop light pollution and protect the night skies for present and future generations.
    07/16/2017 - 4:56 pm | View Website
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    Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment.
    07/16/2017 - 1:21 pm | View Website
  • Northern Lights Photography Tour | Photo Expeditions
    To stand beneath the northern lights as they flicker and swirl across the night sky is a dream most nature travelers yearn to realize. The allure of capturing that ...
    07/16/2017 - 10:44 am | View Website
  • Northern Lights Tour | Arctic Adventures | Natural Habitat ...
    One of the best places on earth to view the Aurora Borealis! Experience a small-group immersion in the wildlife and culture of the subarctic on this Northern Lights tour.
    07/15/2017 - 8:00 am | View Website
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