Storms on the sun sparks auroral displays and power disruptions


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“Had a fun time watching the Auroras last night [6/22]. Taken from Ravensdale, WA.” Photo: Aaron Hinckley

Auroras from Echo Summit (south of Lake Tahoe, California) on Tuesday morning (6/23) at 2am. The entire sky was filled with color in this 25 second exposure. The auroras were faintly visible as a dull glow with the naked eye, by Keith Breazeal

“Auroras from Echo Summit (south of Lake Tahoe, California) on Tuesday morning (6/23) at 2am. The entire sky was filled with color in this 25 second exposure. The auroras were faintly visible as a dull glow with the naked eye,” by Keith Breazeal

Jupiter, Venus, and the Aurora Borealis!! Andrew's Point, Rockport, MA. Phtoto JayGrave Photography

Jupiter, Venus, and the Aurora Borealis!! Andrew’s Point, Rockport, MA. Phtoto JayGrave Photography

The Northern Lights put on a quite a show tonight [6/22] ... Century Wind Farm, Blairsburg, Iowa.

“The northern lights put on a quite a show tonight [6/22] … Century Wind Farm, Blairsburg, Iowa.” Photo: Brian Abeling

Jennifer Khordi wrote:

Jennifer Khordi wrote on June 22: “Tonight’s amazing aurora display in the Catskills of New York. Was amazing to see the aurora this far south.”

Eileen Claffey caught the June 22 auroras, too. She wrote:

Eileen Claffey caught the June 22 auroras, too. She wrote: “Even here in Central Mass. Yippie!” 

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