The aurora borealis is a result of electrically charged particles from the sun entering Earth's atmosphere. Typically, the best places to watch aurora borealis are in parts of Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Iceland. (1945901
A geostorm on Friday may give people in Northern United States and Canada the chance to witness the aurora borealis from where they are. 19659004] Geostorm Warning
On March 21, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a geostorm warning for March 22 to 24 as a result of a solar flare that erupted last March 20. The geostorm warnings for those days are as follows: below G1 for March 22, G2 for March 23, and G1 for March 24.
This means that on Friday evening, March 22, until the early morning on Saturday, March 23, the solar flare will bend around the Earth's magnetic field and slam onto the poles. As a result, the northern lights will be supercharged and cause it to go deeper
While this may cause some minor blackouts in some high-frequency radio signals and navigation signals, it may also give some people a chance to see the north
Northern Lights In America
With the geostorm warning, people in the Northern United States may be able to see the northern lights if the conditions allow it. With a clear and dark sky, people in Canada, North Dakota, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Montana, Michigan, Vermont, and Maine may be able to watch the northern lights while those in Detroit and Chicago may be able to see it on the horizon
The light show may be seen about three or four hours around midnight, but those who live in light-polluted locations may find it harder.
Typically, the auroras can be seen in the northern and southern hemisphere. In the north, it is called aurora borealis and can be seen in parts of northwestern Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Alaska, Norway, and Siberia, while aurora australis in the south are not often seen as they are concentrated over Antarctica and the South Indian Ocean
ⓒ 2018 TECHTIMES.com All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission