Northern Lights may be visible across northern U.S. Saturday

23 March, 2019, 16:12 | Author: Darnell Taylor
  • Northern Lights may be visible across northern U.S. Saturday

The lights have been seen as far south as New Orleans.

It followed a solar flare on Wednesday.

A solar flare sent out a wave of charged particles, known as a coronal mass ejection. And head as far from the light pollution of cities as you can.

The phenomenon is also known as the aurora borealis.

As this massive cloud of charged particles interacts with the earth's magnetic field, the intensity and range of the aurora will likely increase.

United States airstrikes killing Somali civilians - Amnesty report
However, this claim has been challenged in an Amnesty International report, entitled The Hidden US War in Somalia . In 2018, the number of strikes rose to 47 while there have been 24 already in the first two months of 2019 alone.

Javed Akhtar ‘shocked’ at Modi biopic lyrics credit
Now, lyricist Javed Akhtar has expressed shock at seeing his name on the poster of the movie. Except, the poet-lyricist says he has not written songs for " PM Narendra Modi ".

Trucker who caused Broncos crash likely to be deported after sentence: lawyer
Defence lawyer Mark Brayford had told court Sidhu was distracted by a flapping tarp on the back of his load of peat moss. Defense lawyer Mark Brayford said Sidhu was hired by a small Calgary trucking company three weeks earlier.

How far south the lights will be visible is still uncertain, but it is possible sky watchers in northern New Jersey and upstate NY could catch a glimpse, said Patrick O'Hara, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's regional office in New Jersey. A Kp index of 4 and you're likely to be able to see it in dark skies (though in places like Toronto and Southern Ontario, it may be a bit more difficult). So, back to the Northern Lights.

While the weather could spoil the show, Bonnie did say much of Scotland will have a clear view of the natural spectacle.

The Met Office's Space account tweeted: "CME forecast to arrive late 23rd March following C5 flare from sunspot AR2736". The strength of a geomagnetic storm is measured on something called the Kp index.

"This will pair with completely clear skies", wrote meteorologist Joe Charlevoix on Twitter.

The aurora borealis should be visible across the northern tier of states, dipping as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country and Washington and ME on the coasts.



UCLA soccer coach charged in admissions fraud scandal resigns
Her team included a group of some of the best college players in the nation and even one player from the Canadian national team. Isackson was given jersey No. 41 in 2017 on a team of all star players and required to stay on the side for at least one year.

Facebook Reveals How Alleged New Zealand Shooter’s Livestream Video Went Viral
The gunman accused of killing 50 people in Christchurch live-streamed the murders on Facebook using a head-mounted camera. Machines can detect when users try to repost banned videos by matching patterns, or digital fingerprints, in the files.

After Ireland-England switch, footballer Declan Rice apologises for IRA tweets
England capped Declan Rice off the bench and ended the game with two 18-year-olds on the pitch for the first time in 138 years. Keane, who was born in Stockport, played for Ireland at U17 and U19 levels before declaring for England in 2012.

Hailey Bieber & Stylist Maeve Reilly Grab Dinner at Nobu
People reported last December that Bieber is battling depression , among the mental health disorders he is struggling with. Hailey seemed more relaxed while sharing some behind-the-scenes social media from the makeup chair earlier in the day.

Manchester United officials 'meet with Jadon Sancho’s representatives'
The Etihad Stadium outfit were keen to keep a player nurtured in their academy and regarded as the brightest English talent of his generation.

PM Jacinda Ardern joins Friday prayers one week after massacre
Residents of Christchurch are still recovering from a devastating quake that hit in 2011, killing 185 and injured thousands. Robyn Molony, 65, was with a group of friend wearing headscarves at Hagley Park, where they walked daily.

Shaquille O’Neal is joining Papa John’s board
Papa John's competitor Pizza Hut, owned by Yum Brands Inc, replaced it as sponsor for the National Football League a year ago . Newark, N.J. native Shaquille O'Neal is joining the board of directors for Papa John's , according to CNN Business .

US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
More than 20 million of these acres are located in the western states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Against: "Bringing our country to its knees is not the way to thwart climate change", said GOP Wyoming Gov.

Steam Libraries Are Getting An Overhaul And New Events Page Coming
Streams, game updates, and tournaments were three of the features mentioned that'll be included in the Events page. After years of rumors and leaked mockup images, it's finally happening: Steam's library is getting a new look.

Adam Zampa rebuilding confidence as Australia turn to spin
Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal makes his return into the squad after impressing in the PSL for the Quetta Gladiators. Cricket - Australia v South Africa - first ODI cricket match - Centurion Park, Centurion, South Africa - 30/9/2016.