The Northern Lights put in an appearance last night over northern Minnesota.
In Solway Township…
In Shevlin, Minnesota, the maker of this video says, “the video is over saturated because of the brightness. I was not expecting any aurora activity since the sun is currently quiet but the sky exploded with aurora activity. This was not the usual aurora activity I see. It looked like a blanket of white light that flowed to the south and dissipated into pillows of light. I believe this activity was caused from a coronal hole high speed stream. You will also note a purple west-east line flow south as this aurora episode weakens.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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