Tag Archives: aurora

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WSP Astrophotography Cheat Sheet

Its that time of year when photography day is taking place a Living History Farms. For the 2nd year in a row I have the privilege of teaching introduction and advanced astrophotography at this event. […]

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Chances for Northern Lights in Iowa Fading

As of 8:00 this evening the space weather numbers are not looking good for the northern lights in Iowa. The CME arrived 15 to 18 hours ahead of the forecast which placed Iowa in daylight […]

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Northern Lights Possible in Iowa Tonight

The CME impacted Earth at around 1:15am Iowa time this morning. Thats more than 15 hours earlier than the NOAA SWPC expected. I’ve seen some debate online on whether this is the main CME or this is […]

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The Northern Lights May Make an Iowa Appearance Sunday Night

A CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) that took place on the Sun on July 14th is heading towards Earth and NOAA space weather forecast models expect this CME to impact the Earths magnetic field sometime late […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Iowa Aurora

On this long weekend I didn’t have very many things planned besides hanging out with the family, honoring our service men and women in the military, and doing some astrophotography of the Milky Way and […]

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