View Full Version : Recent Active Sun Prompts Stunning Auroras Over England

2011-Aug-06, 02:00 PM
On the evening of the 5th of August 2011 the Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights were seen as far South as Southern England! At approximately 18:00 Universal Time (19:00 BST) the Earth’s magnetosphere was hit by a coronal mass ejection from the sun, triggering a powerful geomagnetic storm and Aurora. This storm measured 8 on the [...]

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