Strong auroras likely the first weekend of November

Great news! Coronal hole will face the Earth in the beginning of November, throwing fast moving solar wind at us which is likely to cause G1 geomagnetic storms (Kp 5) on November 3.-4. This means that colourful, dancing and dynamic northern lights are likely on Saturday and Sunday night. Watch our cloud cover forecast and […]

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What’s the best time of the year to see northern lights?

When’s the best time to see the auroras – the northern lights? That’s one of the most frequently asked questions we get from curious aurora hunters from all over the world. Maybe surprisingly, the northern lights seem to love to appear close to the equinoxes. Observations, for example in Leirvogur Magnetic Observatory in Iceland, show […]

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