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Northern Lights Are Out  
User currently offlineUAL Bagsmasher From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 2147 posts, RR: 10
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1463 times:

Right now, I am viewing the Northern Lights just outside of Chicago. I am still in the fringes of the city lights too. Go take a look outside to the sky. You may get a nice treat Laugh out loud

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User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4416 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1454 times:
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Could see them over here earlier. A rare treat! Smile

User currently offlineUAL Bagsmasher From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 2147 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1451 times:

Why do they become visible this far south?

User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1453 times:

Yes I can see!!! WOW!! Im going out now and put my coat and shoes on.

Thanks!!!


Stuart



User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1433 times:

How far south have they been seen this time?

User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1424 times:

UALBagsmasher-

Yeah, I noticed it. It's so amazing! What a view!


Deltaguy, if you say something you'll banned from ANet for a few days! Will you stop it?!?!?

Stuart




User currently offlineN808NW From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 374 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1421 times:

Yeah... I see em here at MSP (just east of) Iv never seen them before besides once when I was flying NW44 MSP-LGW in feb of 02. this is sooooo cooool!!!!!!!!!  Wow!  Big thumbs up


-Jason



All flights have great IFE...get yourself a window seat, thats something no PTV can beat! flew 808 Pacific an Atlanic
User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1422 times:

Stuart,

You can't hide the truth...


User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4416 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1411 times:
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They appear off to my east now, they look like they are over the top of ORD.

User currently offlineNwfltattendant From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 341 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1404 times:

Delta and DLKA...why dont the two of you go get on yahoo and take your personal grievances with you... nobody here wants to hear it


Go yakkin !!!!!!
User currently offlineDeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1390 times:

NW- Actually, we chat on AIM all the time, but thank you for the advice...if you were an airwhiners member, you'd find the relevance to all this  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Stu....thanks for offering me a ban, I'll be sure to consider it...it's make with the banning for 3 days into the a.net eh?

It's so amazing! What a view!
I'll take your word for it..just keep that information to yourself, would ya bro?

DeltaGuy


User currently offlineNonrevman From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1302 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1365 times:

Why do they become visible this far south?

There must have been increased solar activity as of late. Usually, the solar particles get trapped where the earth's magnetic field is at is strongest--a band near the magnetic poles. When the particles from the sun increase, the aurora will likely expand. Wish we could see them here in Texas.


User currently offlineRadarbeam From Canada, joined Mar 2002, 1310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1349 times:

Saw them over Montreal when I got out of work at 0100 this morning. Beautiful sight!

User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 13, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1345 times:

No crap! This was my first time ever seeing the northern lights, and it was awesome. My buddies and I drove east of East Grand Forks and watched the show. At one point, the lights were pulsating right above us. I got some awesome pictures. The only disappointing thing is that we only saw light green, I was hoping for some purple or red.


America's chickens are coming home to rooooost!
User currently offlineDinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1066 posts, RR: 18
Reply 14, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

Ah man! Nothing but clouds up here in Anchorage. Oh well. Many more chances to come.

Dinker



Two rules in aviation, don't hit anything and don't run out of gas, cause if you run out of gas yer gonna hit something.
User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1322 times:

I saw the Northern Lights while flying BOS-AMS in September - it was spectacular. I also saw a reasonable show one night in Greenland - they are quite amazing, very ethereal.

User currently offlineScotty From UK - Scotland, joined Dec 1999, 1875 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1320 times:

We had a fantastic display last night. My neighbours wondered wtf I was doing with my camera lying flat on the roof of my car and me with the shutter relesae cable at about quarter past midnight. Hoping to see them again tonigh.

User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4416 posts, RR: 6
Reply 17, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1278 times:
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They are supposed to be out again tonight too.

User currently offlineFutureualpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2605 posts, RR: 8
Reply 18, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1252 times:

Does anybody know if we would be able to see them in Indiana...I am in West Lafayette, maybe 2-3hrs. south of Chicago, so I dont know if it is too far or not.

Thanks for the info, they must be an awsome sight!



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User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6341 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

I saw them last night in Lawrence, Kansas...first time I have ever seen them...it was truly beautiful...

User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5519 posts, RR: 18
Reply 20, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1223 times:

Saw them last night here in Minnesota, they were very concentrated, the whole sky was green. A big, concentrated green band formed over my house, it was beautiful! I hope I can see them again tonight!

User currently offlineCaptoveur From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1217 times:

It is all Bushes fault

Signed,
Falcon84


User currently offlineKYIPpilot From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1383 posts, RR: 6
Reply 22, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1196 times:

Yeah, it was kick ass!  Big thumbs up I could see them bright and clear last night about 10:30 PM here in SE Michigan. Could see them changing before my eyes!


"It starts when you're always afraid; You step out of line, the man come and take you away" -Buffalo Springfield
User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3989 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1178 times:

Will they be visible tonight in New York? (Long Island to be exact)

And if they will be visible tonight in my area what time will they appear?



Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 51
Reply 24, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1169 times:

They will be visible again here in Denver tonite. I did not see them in Chicago last week though.

25 SW733 : Apparently they were also visible in SE Kansas last night, so my roomate said (who is from SE Kansas and his dad told us they were out) so they are re
26 DLKAPA : Damn clouds in the way down here in the four-corners region.
27 Post contains links Kalakaua : Why do they become visible this far south? Well, get ready when the magnetic poles are about to reverse... We'll be able to see the Northern lights as
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