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Paul

Heads up. Possibel Northern Lights tonight and tommorow.

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According to the email I received from the University of Alaska, the 17-18 may produce good northern lights. A bit cloudy on this side of the State but thought I would put the heads up to eveyone intersted.

you can view info on the forcast for the Northern lights here: Aurora Forcast

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Cool Paul. Have you followed this site for a while. Is it usually spot on or a bit like weather forecasting, hit and miss?

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I get e-mail alerts from that site and it has been spot on when I have been able to view. Can't say 100% because weather doesn't allow me to see every alert but the ones I have seen have been accurate.

A 3 is good but a 4 is significant. Chances are you will have a very good display. Keep in mind we are coming into one of the most active years in a long time for solar activity. Should be many more good viewings.

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Cicada, as Dan mentioned, they are usually pretty acurate. You can sign up for free email alerts. that is actually how I knew about the show today. Hows fishing on Lida been? I aint be that way yet this year.

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Thanks for the answers. Between work and crummy weather, I haven't been out for a couple of weeks. Up to that point, it had been very good in the community holes.

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Shot a basketball game and intended to head out after....clouds moved in and another opportunity slips by frown

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Shot a basketball game and intended to head out after....clouds moved in and another opportunity slips by frown

I know we don't live too far apart. I was wondering what area you drive to when attempting to capture the lights?

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Well it is not easy living in the metro and finding a spot that has no light pollution! I've attempted north in the Rogers area and St. Cloud, Elk River and all the other towns are always in the way. I am now in a search for a western location. I've not found the perfect spot yet that doesn't require a LONG drive. It is amazing how even a small town gives light pollution off! So long round about way of saying still looking for the perfect spot! If I find it I will let you know!

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Well it is not easy living in the metro and finding a spot that has no light pollution! I've attempted north in the Rogers area and St. Cloud, Elk River and all the other towns are always in the way. I am now in a search for a western location. I've not found the perfect spot yet that doesn't require a LONG drive. It is amazing how even a small town gives light pollution off! So long round about way of saying still looking for the perfect spot! If I find it I will let you know!

Thanks. There have been times that I would have liked to head out but I'm not really willing to drive too far on a hunch.

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