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Solar Storms Could Bring Northern Lights South

December 29th, 2010 12:08 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

RedEaredSlider writes “Increased solar activity could give residents of the continental U.S., southern Europe and Japan the chance to see the northern lights for the first time in several years. The National Weather Service’s Space Weather Prediction Center says the sun is entering a period of high activity, marked by more sunspots and a greater chance of a coronal mass ejection, or CME, hitting the Earth. That would result in auroras being visible much further from the poles than they usually are.”

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