northern lights

Will Aurora Strike Tonight? Here’s What to Expect

(Scroll down for latest update) Auroras showed up as forecast last night beginning around nightfall and lasting until about 1 a.m.…

6 years ago

Clear Skies Tonight? Go Out and See the Aurora

Talk of aurora is in the air.  Our earlier story today by Elizabeth Howell alerted you to the possibility of…

6 years ago

Spectacular Aurora Sneaks in Quietly, Rages All Night

Expect the unexpected when it comes to northern lights. Last night beautifully illustrated nature's penchant for surprise. A change in…

6 years ago

This Aurora Video Shows How High The Lights Were Whizzing

Ever stood outside looking at the aurora and felt as though it was swirling just a short distance above your…

7 years ago

Overnight Aurora Sets Sky On Fire, More Possible Tonight

I'm writing this at 1:30 a.m. running on what's powering the sky over northern Minnesota right now - auroral energy.…

7 years ago

Your Guide To When, Where and How To See The Aurora Borealis

As an amateur astronomer, two of the most frequently questions I'm asked are "When is the best time to see…

7 years ago

Auroras Dance Over Northern U.S. Last Night, May Return Tonight

A burst of energetic particles from the Sun called a coronal mass ejection peppered Earth's magnetic field yesterday afternoon sparking…

7 years ago

Stunning Aurora Video: Polar Spirits

This year, there have been some epic auroral displays, and astrophotographer Ole C. Salomonsen has just released this new video…

7 years ago

Astrophotos: Northern Lights Over Iceland

Photographer Jack Fusco recently took a trip to Iceland, hoping to capture the unique Icelandic landscapes and night skies but…

8 years ago

Fires in the Sky: Aurorae and Meteor Photo by Ole Salomonsen

A bright fireball slashes through curtains of aurorae shimmering above the mountains of northern Norway, captured on camera by Ole…

8 years ago