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April 22, 2017 Auroras

Prairie Lake Dam

A high speed stream of solar wind brought auroras overnight, along with G2 (Kp=6) geomagnetic storm conditions.  I had to be packing for my upcoming storm chase trip, but I decided to head out to Prairie Lake instead.

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The first "explosion" of dancing auroras.
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A few seconds later at 16 mm.
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Looking a bit more to the west.
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Looking to the northeast.
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Here's a little more color.
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Back to 24mm as the auroras brighten up again.
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Prairie Lake is alway good for providing reflections.

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