UK Aurora February 28th 2014: Photographs

CME IMPACT TRIGGERS GEOMAGNETIC STORM: A G2-class (moderate) geomagnetic storm is in progress following the glancing impact of a CME on Feb. 27th at 1645 UT. The CME is an after-effect of the X4-flare observed on Feb, 25th (see below).

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Aurora is currently visible over the north of Ireland and Scotland. For more information, visit our Space Weather page here, for auroral oval predictions etc.

Image courtesy of Space Weather.com

 Photos of the Aurora

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