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Observed at: Edmonton Int'l Airport 8:00 AM MDT Tuesday 23 July 2024
Condition: Smoke
Temperature: 20.6°C
Pressure: 100.7 kPa falling
Visibility: 5 km
Humidity: 93 %
Humidex: 28
Dewpoint: 19.5°C
Wind: SE 30 km/h
Air Quality Health Index: n/a
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St. Patrick's Day Aurora Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Wowee! It's been a crazy couple of days in terms of magnetic activity and Aurora! The storm, caused by the Earth moving through a coronal mass ejection peaked with a Kp value of 8 and has been the strongest geomagnetic storm of the current solar cycle. The storm put on a dazzling show reaching down as far as Kansas! Here's are the first batch of pictures that have been shared (plus some more from recent activity!). If you've shared images with us, don't worry, there'll be more posts on this one! Thanks go to John Andersen, Theresa Tanner, Leo Kokoh, Anna Basa, Kamalesh Maram, Mike Isaak, Natalia Korzhenevska, Joern Rohde, Joseph Chen, Michael Bisaga, Zoltan Kenwell, Bruce Smith, Christian Hering, Danelle Wiebe, Drew May, Isabell Hubert, Koushik Pal, Paul Zizka, Peter Stahl, Roshan Achal, Sharif Galal, and Walter Kardel.



Walter Kardel sent these awesome photographs taken on March 18.





Theresa Tanner sent these stunning images taken on March 18 near Alix.





Sharif Galal sent these atmospheric images taken on March 17 north of Calgary.







Roshan Achal sent these terrific photographs taken on March 17 in Edmonton.




Peter Stahl sent these fantastic photos taken on March 17 north of St. Albert.




Paul Zizka sent this awesome self portrait taken on March 17 at Lake O'Hara, Yoho National Park.



Mike Isaak sent these brilliant pictures taken on March 17.






Koushik Pal sent these atmospheric pictures taken on March 17 at Saskatoon.








Kamalesh Maram sent these terrific photographs taken on March 17 at Elk Island National Park.






Isabell Hubert sent these fantastic photographs taken on March 17 near Namao.





Drew May sent this awesome picture taken on 17 March.



Danelle Wiebe sent these awesome shots taken on March 17.





Christian Hering sent these brilliant shots taken on 18 March at the Bison Loop in Lake Island National Park.




Bruce Smith sent these awesome photos taken over 17 and 18th March.





Zoltan Kenwell sent these atmospheric photographs taken on 17 March from 60km west of Edmonton.





Theresa Tanner sent these atmospheric shots taken on 16 March near Alix.






Michael Bisaga sent these terrific pictures taken on 17 March a few kms east of Airdrie, between 3 and 5am.






Joseph Chen sent this awesome photo taken on 14 March.



Joern Rohde sent these awesome shots taken on 17 March for Whistler, BC.








Natalia Korzhenevska sent these stunning pictures taken on 14 March in Vina.





Mike Isaak sent these fantastic images taken on 16 March, north of Legal.





Kamalesh Maram sent these fantastic images taken on February 28, south of Legal.




Anna Basa sent these brilliant photographs taken on 6 March near Spruce Grove.





Leo Kokoh sent these awesome photographs taken on Febrauary 28 from downtown Calgary.






Theresa Tanner sent these awesome pictures taken on March 1 at 1am, east of Red Deer.






John Andersen sent these atmospheric photos taken on 28 February from Lochend Lake.






Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 April 2015 )
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