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Jan 09, 2014 17:31 |  #16

Woah woah woah, now you have my head spinning ;P. Ok I read online that there's chances of it around 11PM Central tonight. is it worth a shot? Weather looks cloudy but I'm willing to sit out there for a little bit?


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Jan 09, 2014 22:21 |  #17

Clouds are socked in here in Wisco and any close neighboring states. I'm not even gonna bother.


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Jan 09, 2014 23:20 |  #18

Went out in southern MN. Nothing but hazy clouds.


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Jan 09, 2014 23:28 |  #19

Two excellent resources:

OVATION Aurora: http://helios.swpc.noa​a.gov/ovation/ (external link)

Clear Sky Chart: http://cleardarksky.co​m/csk/ (external link)


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Jan 10, 2014 19:45 |  #20

Ovation is good but the view line is way off. I learned to read the data and that is more reliable.


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Jan 10, 2014 19:55 |  #21

scpictaker wrote in post #16595367 (external link)
Ovation is good but the view line is way off. I learned to read the data and that is more reliable.

Cool, any suggested reading for that?


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Jan 11, 2014 13:15 |  #22

NOAA helped a lot. Also Wikipedia has good info on it.


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Jan 14, 2014 20:40 |  #23

Here is what I use for Aurora forecast

http://www.softservene​ws.com/Aurora.htm (external link)

And a shot I got of them this summer back just a day or so after the 4th.

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Jan 15, 2014 21:26 |  #24

I shot the same ones from northern Minn!


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Jan 15, 2014 21:36 as a reply to  @ scpictaker's post |  #25

From Ironton, Minn. July 5th/6th


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