Fwd = With no warning--auroras!
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Originally from: SpaceWeather.com <swlist@...>
Original Subject: With no warning--auroras!
Original Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 12:26:22 -0500
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Space Weather News for Sept. 5, 2002
It was a typical night for Alaska. The sky was filled with auroras;
intense waves of red and green and violet light shimmered hypnotically
But it wasn't Alaska.
It was Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Washington and other continental US
states, where surprised sky watchers saw Alaska-style auroras just
yesterday. An unexpected geomagnetic storm ignited auroras over Europe,
much of Canada and the United States on Sept. 3rd and 4th. Visit
spaceweather.com to learn more about the storm and to see pictures of the
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