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A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 27th. At first, for several hours, the seemingly weak impact barely disturbed our planet's magnetic environmen...
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A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 27th. At first, for several hours, the seemingly weak impact barely disturbed our planet's magnetic environment. Then the storms began. As Earth passed through the CME's wake, energetic particles poured through a crack in Earth's magnetosphere, sparking strong G3-class geomagnetic storms and bright auroras.

Visiting Banff, I got the email alert so decide to go out and take a peek. I went out around midnight - hung around for a few hours. It continued for the whole time I was outside - and peaked with huge bands dancing in the sky for quite a long time. In fact, they were so bright, the completely lit the whole landscape. Fortunately, they were visible and got more vibrant as the night went on.
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