It’s cloudy in a great part of Minnesota today, which could deny us the opportunity for one of the most spectacular skyward moments — the northern lights.
A geomagnetic storm began yesterday when a Coronal Mass Ejection collided with Earth’s magnetic field.
Greater Minnesota gets all the bragging rights. With no clouds, and no light pollution — especially in northern Minnesota — it’s already been a great show. MPR’s Updraft blog has a photo from Grand Portage.
Here’s a video uploaded from last night’s display in Norway:
If you can get a good photograph of the northern lights in this part of the world tonight, we’d love to look at it.
Here’s a tutorial on how to photograph them.