Live in Southern Australia? Keep an eye to the South for aurora next two nights/mornings.

April 12, 2016 | By | 1 Comment
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(Posted 12 April 2016) If you live in southern Australia, keep an eye out for aurora over the next two nights (and following mornings). Spaceweather.com (see image) indicates the chance might go as high as 75% tomorrow night.

12 April 2016 Spaceweather.com screenshot capture.

12 April 2016 Spaceweather.com screenshot capture.

The below text just arrived via email from the Australian Space Forecast Centre.

SUBJ: IPS AURORA WATCH
ISSUED AT 2335 UT ON 11 Apr 2016 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE

Increased geomagnetic activity due to coronal hole influence could produce visible auroras from Tasmania during local nighttime hours 12-13 Apr. Aurora alerts will follow should favourable space weather activity eventuate.

Australian Space Forecast Centre
IPS Radio and Space Services
Bureau of Meteorology

P: +61 2 9213 8010
E: asfc@ips.gov.au
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