Who will see the aurora on January 24, 2012?Posted: January 24, 2012
Yesterday, space weather experts reported that the strongest solar radiation storm in 7 years will strike Earth today. In fact, by the time you read this, it’s likely the leading edge of the solar storm will have already struck. There is no danger to us on Earth’s surface, but lucky individuals will witness one of nature’s grandest spectacles – the beautiful aurora – also known in the Northern Hemisphere as the northern lights. Experts are saying the aurora will be seen at lower latitudes than usual. Will you see it?