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Aurora alert now

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M45 occulted by Moon this evening

Unfortunately the actual occultation occurs during daylight from the UK, but as the Sun sets the Moon will just be moving away from M45 having just eclipsed it.

Worth a photo if the sky is clear where you are.
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Photo op Moon and Venus 20th Jan

If by some chance it's not bucketing down this evening there is a nice photo opportunity - the Moon and venus will be a bit over a degree apart in the SW sky just after sunset - the Moon is only 3% illuminated at this point so will be a very thin crescent - Venus will be the easier to spot - look a little below for the Moon.

Anytime from 1630 onwards. If anyone ...
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Aurora alert

For the latest Aurora alert please check my site on :
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Aurora Alert Jan 2nd & 3rd

AURORA WATCH: A solar wind stream will hit Earth on Jan 2nd or 3rd, and the impact may cause a mild geomagnetic storm. Northern sky watchers should be alert for auroras.
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Aurora Alert Tonight

Aurora alert active for Scotland and Northern Ireland valid until 6:00am Thur.

Posted Wed 20th Dec
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Aurora Alert now active Dec 6th!

Check out my link for the latest Aurora forecast including an Aurora from northern Scotland
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Aurora alert Friday 24th Nov

I think I should flag up that a dense solar wind stream is entering earths magnetic field now. The wind stream should take affect by tomorrow and fingers crossed lasted into darkness. The activity will be strong and the UK and Eire may see Aurora tomorrow night. I will update when need be :)

The geomagnetic field is
expected to range from quiet to active from 24 - 26 November. There
is the possibility of ...
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Aurora Alert for tonight, Thur 9th Nov

Hey everyone. OK looking good. Solar wind has not hit yet, wind speed is still low but the imf is playing ball. Now down to -14. I think Scotland will see Aurora tonight ( if people north keep checking) and N Ire might also see Aurora. At this stage Eng chances of seeing Aurora is low. Though keep checking north. Skies terrible here!!
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Back in action with sunspot 921

Sunspot 921 has a "beta-gamma" magnetic field that harbors energy for M-class solar flares. Credit: SOHO/MDI

If this sunspot blows we might see some nice Auroras
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