The flank of a CME hit Earth’s magnetic field on March 15th around 13:00 UTC. The impact sparked a moderate (Kp=6) geomagnetic storm. Beautifull auroras colored sky into March 16th. Here are some images and great timelapse-movie.
Just outside Edmonton, Alberta, photographer Zoltan Kenwell started day early with aurora display appeared on March 16th. He made a series of short timelapse movies.
Aurora over Lake Tekapo
Fisheye view of the aurora from 16th March 2012, overlooking Lake Tekapo and Mt John. A very nice aurora display which lasted a couple of hours and reflected in Lake Tekapo, also a few statelite passovers.
Aurora – 16 March 2012
Overlooking Lake Tekapo and Mt John at the aurora on the 16th March 2012, a very nice display that lasted a couple of hours. Camera canon 7d with a 24mm f/1.4. Exposure is 15 seconds ISO 3200 f/2, 500 images.
Featured image: Aurora display over North West of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Credit: Zoltan Kenwell)
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