FW: An Explosion of Strange Pink Auroras

From: Andrew Johnson

Date: 2017-11-24 10:38:58

An Explosion of Strange Pink AurorasThis was an unusual report, so I thought I would forward it…  From: SpaceWeather.com [mailto:swlist=spaceweather.com@mai…] On Behalf Of SpaceWeather.comSent: 24 November 2017 00:56To: ad.johnson@ntlworld….Subject: An Explosion of Strange Pink Auroras  Space Weather News for Nov. 23, 2017spaceweather.comhttp…CRAZY PINK AURORAS: Does Solar Minimum turn auroras pink? Sky watchers around the Arctic Circle are starting to wonder.  For the second winter in a row, unusual pink lights have exploded in the night sky when the sun is blank–no sunspots. Solar wind from the “low activity” sun is producing pink auroras so bright that the Arctic landscape itself is turning pink. Visit Spaceweather.com for pictures of these unusual auroras and more information about the underlying physics.Remember, SpaceWeather.com is on Facebook!    Above: On Nov. 22nd, aurora tour guide Marianne Bergli witnessed this surge of pink auroras over Kvaløya, Norway. [Aurora Photo Gallery]Share Tweet Forward  Copyright © 2017 Spaceweather.com, All rights reserved.You are subscribed to the Space Weather mailing list, a free service of Spaceweather.comWant to change how you receive these emails?You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list 

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