Photo op for Northern Tier USA and Canada (and all over the World)

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Fitpix, Jul 23, 2004.

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    Fitpix Guest

    AURORA ALERT: A moderate geomagnetic storm is in progress. Sky watchers in,
    e.g., northern Europe, Canada and northern-tier US states like Wisconsin,
    Minnesota and Washington should remain alert for auroras until further

    So go outside tonight and look around! They can be very faint, and I have at
    times taken a photo before I realized that, yes, it IS an aurora. For those
    who are interested is a great way to track the "kp"
    index to see if aurora can be spotted in your area (links has many useful

    Fitpix, Jul 23, 2004
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    Doug Raflik Guest

    This is from last nights display. The orange lights are from a distant
    city. Greens and Purples are aurora.

    24mm f/3.5 200 ISO on a Canon D60

    Hoping tonights are better.

    Doug Raflik
    Doug Raflik, Jul 23, 2004
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    Mike Kohary Guest

    Cool picture - what's your location?

    Mike Kohary, Jul 23, 2004
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    Doug Raflik Guest

    South East Wisconsin. Near Fond Du Lac.
    Doug Raflik, Jul 23, 2004
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