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Jan 08, 2014 17:32 |  #1

Story here...http://www.charlotteob​server.com …hts-may-expand-south.html (external link)

Might be worth some advance prep.




  
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Jan 08, 2014 19:46 |  #2

WOOT I was just going to post on this :P I live in WI, any ideas on if it'll even be visible in the US? I don't think I want to wake up tomorrow with work, but I would wake up Friday morning? Any ideas?


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Jan 08, 2014 20:12 |  #3

CME is suppose to hit between midnight and 3am. Could be overhead in southern Wisco!!!


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Jan 08, 2014 20:13 |  #4

Just saw this on FB...making last minute preparation :D I haven't seen one yet in my life so anything is better than nothing ;)




  
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Jan 08, 2014 20:41 |  #5

:( Is that tonight? I read tomorrow night possibly...If it hits tomorrow morning then I won't be able to get it :'(. I don't even know how to shoot it but yeh if it's tomorrow morning then I'm out :((((( Let me know if Edgerton sees it! I'm over in Watertown :P.

Aki78, I've never seen it before and would LOVE to...but I'm young yet, perhaps I'll go to Canada on vacation and see it :P


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Jan 08, 2014 21:01 |  #6

Xarik, you should join GLAH on fb. Great group of people. That's Great Lakes aurora hunters. Lots of info and alerts.


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Jan 08, 2014 21:02 |  #7

If you want to see some shots from Edgerton. Check out my flickr!


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Jan 08, 2014 21:06 |  #8

Xarik, set to manual mode. ISO 1600-3200. 20-30 sec. Set white balance to tungsten. Zoom out, focus on infinity set to f/2.8 .


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Jan 08, 2014 21:19 |  #9

scpictaker, you were getting auroras in July? I can wait ;P hehe. I don't think I'll make it out unless it's thursday/friday morning cuz I work tomorrow and could get friday off if I wanted


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Jan 08, 2014 21:20 |  #10

Where do you work?


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Jan 08, 2014 21:21 |  #11

Yes. I've seen the best displays of auroras in the summer and fall!


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Jan 08, 2014 21:22 |  #12

I live in Watertown but travel the state to work out clubs and clean/fix and repair the machines....I start @ 7:30 tomorrow...well today we started at 7 and I didn't get home until 7 :/ no lunch break either so it was a killer day, but I have to pay for college somehow ;P


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Jan 09, 2014 11:05 |  #13

I am in Northern Colorado but have always wanted to see the lights. It is supposed to be visible here, except the current forecast calls for mostly cloudy all night - NOOOO! I may try either way, but definitely disappointing as it's usually not very cloudy here at night.


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Jan 09, 2014 11:40 |  #14

John from PA wrote in post #16589175 (external link)
Story here...http://www.charlotteob​server.com …hts-may-expand-south.html (external link)

Might be worth some advance prep.

What direction do you look (North) ? :oops:


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Jan 09, 2014 17:26 |  #15

depends where you are! In yellowknife you usually look south!


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