A slow but dense solar wind stream is buffeting Earth's magnetic field, igniting bright auroras around parts of the Arctic Circle." says Fredrik Broms of Kvaløya, Norway. "On the scale of amazing, the sky went from 0 to 100 in only five minutes.
CME IMPACT: A coronal mass ejection hit Earth's magnetic field on Oct. around 1530 UT. The impact jolted Earth's polar magnetic field and sparked auroras around the Arctic Circle. Frank Olsen sends this picture from Sortland, Norway:
AuroraTaken by Truls Tiller on February 2014 @ Spaceweather said that it was a slite chance of aurora tonight and boy you where right. Took my car and went to a place called Lavangsdalen just outside Tromsø. BANG and the sky just explodet in auror