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Solar Activity

  • SOHO Images
  • Current Solar Data  NOAA
  • Yohkoh Solar Observatory  Nasa
  • Big Bear Solar Observatory
  • Cannibal Coronal Mass Ejections  Nasa
  • Double-Peaked Sunspot Cycle  Nasa
  • The Most Powerful Solar Flares ever Recorded  Nasa
  • Progression of the Current Solar Cycle  NOAA/Space Environment Center
  • Sunspot counts from past 400 years
  • LASCO/SOHO Coronagraph Home Page and LASCO Coronal Mass Ejection Lists

    Space weather:

  • Spaceweather (NASA) !!!
  • Aurora Sentry !!!Here you can find also tens of magnetometers all around the globe
  • Solar Terrestrial Activity Report (Jan Alvestad) !!
  • Today's Space Weather (Space Environment Center / NOAA)
  • Current Solar Data (NOAA/GOES) and Data Archive
  • Near real time Auroral ovals (NOAA/POES) !!
  • Space Weather Now (NOAA)
  • IPS Australia
  • NOAA Report on Geophysical and Solar Activity   3 day Space Weather Forecast
  • Solar Terrestial Dispatch (STD)  Space Weather, Solar & Geophysical Support Services
  • Hourly STD DMSP/POLAR Auroral Activity Report
  • The Aurora    information and images
  • Visible Imaging System (VIS) Current Image.
  • Current Ultraviolet Image
  • Current Geo-Magnetic Storm Level & Solar Wind Conditions & Interplanetary Magnetic Field !!!
  • Costello Geomagnetic Activity Index: Latest Output 1-day !! Latest Output 7-day
  • Space Environment Center Radio Page
  • Hourly STD Solar and Geophysical Report
  • Polarlichtaktität (AKM)  German, almost all in one page !
  • Great-Red-Spot.com (Davis Kendall)  Lot's of real time info!
  • Magnetometers and other info from Norway
  • Latest STD Coronal Mass Ejection Time of Arrival Prediction!!!

  • ACE real time solar wind data by SEC:
       MAG (magnetic field) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       SWEPAM (plasma) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       MAG & SWEPAM combined - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       EPAMe (low energy electrons) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       EPAMp (low energy protons) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       EPAM (low energy electrons & protons) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.
       SIS (high energy protons) - 2 hour, 6 hour, 24 hour, 3 day and 7 day formats.

    "Live" Aurora Cams:

  • SGO's "Live" All Sky Cam from Sodankylä, Finland
  • Poker Flat All Sky Cam, Alaska


    Aurora information and articles:

  • Revontulien havainto-opas  Finnish
  • Auroras: Paintings in the Sky
  • Aurora Coastal Orientation
  • Poollicht.nl (Lydia Holtman)  Both Dutch and English pages
  • Polarlicht (AKM)   German,   Looks very comprehensive...
  • Teoria e pratica sulle aurore polari
  • Aurora Article collection  Alaska Science Forum
  • Space Physics Textbook  Space Physics, Oulu
  • Revontulet ja Avaruussää  FMI, Finnish
  • Aurora Forms  Dennis C. Anderson
  • Aurora Colors  Dennis C. Anderson
  • Northern Lights  From Norway.....good!
  • Black Aurora
  • Interesting Facts and Educational Material  IPS
  • Severe Geomagnetic Storm Intervals in History And Future Prospects  STD

    Great blasts from the past:

  • Great Storm 13 March 1989   Also other very interesting stuff, including 1999 polar rain event.
  • 4 May 1998
  • 6/7 April 2000
  • 15 july 2000
  • Great Auroras  Space Physics, Oulu

    Aurora sounds:

  • Aurora Acoustics  Unto K. Laine (Finnish)
  • Auroral Sounds
  • Celestial Sounds  Discovery.com
  • Have you heard an aurora?  IPS
  • Are Auroral Sounds a Real Physical Effect?  Colin Keay
  • Geophysical Electrophonics, Auroras  Colin Keay

    Aurora Folklore and else:

  • Auroral folklore  Space Physics, Oulu
  • Legends and Folklore of the Northern Lights
  • The Northern Lights and Folklore
  • Aurora in Eskimo Legend
  • Folklore and Legends surrounding Auroras
  • Celtic Myths about the Aurora
  • Norse Myths: The Northern Lights


    Discussion forums, Observer groups and Mailing lists

  • AKM e.V. Forum für Polarlichter  German
  • STD Aurora discussion forum  English
  • Dutch Noordelicht forum/mailing list  Yahoo
  • Aurora Observing club  Yahoo
  • Aurora Observing Mailing list  Yahoo
  • Internet Auroral Observers Group
  • Finnish Aurora Observers Homepage (URSA)
  • Auroral Activity Observation Network  STD, Real time eyewitness reports !!!
  • BAA Aurora Section


    Aurora alert services

  • AuroraWatch UK  Email
  • The Aurora Alarm, Illinois USA  Email
  • IPS Aurora Alert, Australia  Email
  • Other Alerts by IPS, Australia  Email
  • ADEC, Canada  Email. You can also choose the Kp level when the system alarms you and else!
  • Sky & Telescope's The AstroAlert   Email
  • AKM warning list  Email, German
  • Digital SMS Solar & Space Weather Services by STD  Some say that this is good.


    Aurora Art, Photos and Else...

    Scandinavia I Great Britain I Netherlands I  Germany I Poland I Austria I Switzerland I  Belgium I Czech Rebublic I  France  I Italy I Russia  I Alaska, US I Lower-48 states, US I Canada  I South Korea I Japan I Australia  I New Zeeland I Antarctica

    Art: Paintings, Drawings and else

  • Robin Street-Morris

    Misc./Various

  • SpaceWeather.com's Aurora Galleries
  • Nordlys and it's Aurora photo contest of the month
  • SGO All-Sky Camera Archive  Sodankyla, Finland
  • Nordlicht.ch  Nice collection of photos

    Scandinavia

  • Timo Leponiemi  Finland
  • Jyrki Manninen  Finland
  • Ilkka Yrjölä  Finland
  • Jouni Jussila  Finland
  • Marko Grönroos  Finland
  • Paavo Korpela  Finland
  • Matti Blom  Finland
  • Petri Kekkonen  Finland
  • Pekka Parviainen  Finland
  • Vesa Särkelä  Finland
  • Soini Soininen  Finland
  • Juha Kinnunen  Finland>
  • Juha Ollila  Finland
  • Ari Jalokinos  Finland
  • Sauli Koski  Finland  
  • Sebastian Greger  Finland  
  • Jorma Luhta  Finland  

  • Tomas Utsi  Sweden
  • Mats Mattsson  Sweden
  • Peter Nilsson  Sweden  

  • Henrik Nordvik  Denmark
  • Holger Andersen  Denmark
  • AGS High School  Sonderborg, Denmark

  • Sigurdur H Stefnisson  Iceland

  • Kjell Romma  Norway
  • Katja Gottschewski  Norway
  • Ragnar & Einar Johnskås  Norway
  • Frank S. Andreassen  Norway
  • Jan Olav Andersen  Norway

    Great Britain

  • Ken Fraser  Scotland
  • Richard Pearce  Scotland
  • BAA Aurora Section  15 photographers!
  • AuroraWatch UK Gallery  Lot's of stunning images from UK!

    Netherlands

  • Robert Wielinga
  • Northern Light photos from Netherlands
  • Jan Lameer
  • H.E. Edens
  • Corne Donkersloot
  • Noorderlicht
  • Jan den Hollander
  • Koen Miskotte  

    Germany

  • Die Polarlicht-Seite (Thomas Sävert)  Lot's German auroraphoto links
  • Ulrich Rieth
  • Thomas Payer (Walter-Hohmann-Sternwarte)
  • Lutz Schenk
  • Peter Kuklok
  • Matthias Braun
  • Reinhardt Marx
  • AKM
  • Uwe Müller
  • Polarlichtbilder aus Deutchland
  • Thomas Heppel
  • Oliver Eßer
  • Björn Wargenau
  • Dirk van Uden
  • Serian Torsten Kallweit  
  • Dirk Morlak
  • Thomas Ulich
  • Max Valier
  • Polarlicht 1989 (Wilhelm-Foerster-Sternwarte Berlin)
  • Stefan Stumpf
  • Various photographers
  • Peter Haubold  

    Poland

  • Aleksander Trebacz
  • M. Kaluzny (look at zorza polarna)
  • K. Socha
  • Stanislaw Strzyzewski  

    Austria

  • Karl Kaiser

    Switzerland

  • Nicolas Reyren
  • Robert Chalmas

    Belgium

  • Franky Dubois

    Czech Republic

  • Jan Safar
  • Petr Pazour
  • Jiri Stetina and Jan Urban

    France

  • Aurore Boréale (Thierry Lambert)
  • Jean-Christophe Dalouzy
  • Vincent Jacques
  • Michel Benvenuto

    Italy

  • Astrofili.org
  • Osservatorio Astronomico "G.V.Schiaparelli

    Russia

  • Boris Dmitriev

    Alaska

  • Aurora's Northern Nights (Jan Curtis)
  • LeRoy Zimmerman  Aurora panoramas and other photo art
  • John Russell
  • Dick Hutchinson
  • Louis Le
  • Gene Doplhin
  • Debbie Eberhardt
  • Jeff MacQuarrie
  • BLM Dalton Unit
  • Siverson
  • The Aurora Page (Michael Dolan)
  • Wayne M.
  • Various photographers
  • Mark Chryson
  • Pat Costello
  • Dennis C. Anderson Old and New
  • Todd Salat
  • Jack Finch
  • Wayne Johnson
  • Dennis Mammana
  • Ken Kretsch
  • Lindsey Martin
  • Mike O'Leary
  • James & Cathy Potter
  • Robin Wright
  • Dirk Obudzinski
  • Greg A. Syverson
  • Michael Klensch
  • Ulrike Haug
  • Calwin W. Hall
  • Dave Parkhurst
  • Aurorawebcam.com by Troy Birdsall  

    Lower-48

  • Aurora Borealis Page (Rich and Sue Owens)
  • Brian Rachford  Lot's of middle latitude aurora info.
  • Judy & Wade B. Clark Jr.  Washington
  • ICSTARS   Pics from Kansas and Missouri
  • Northern Illinois Astronomers
  • Dennis Kortyka
  • Randall Wehrel  Minnesota
  • Mike Garsey  New York
  • Lyndon Anderson  North Dakota,   Has also nice stories.
  • Duane Clausen  Michigan
  • Stan Richard  Iowa
  • Jay Brausch  North Dakota,
  • Chris L. Grohusko  New Mexico/Texas
  • Christie Ponder  Houston, Texas
  • Mark Haun  Illinois
  • Doug Schmutz   Utah
  • Brent Price  Illinois
  • John & Ann Mahan  Great Lakes area
  • Tom Bailey  Iowa
  • Bill Hark  Virginia
  • Jim Cauthen  Idaho
  • Jesús Ojeda  Wisconsin
  • Robert Smith  North Carolina
  • Colin Tyles Bogucki  Minnesota and else
  • Chris Venhaus  Wisconsin
  • Craig Meuchel and Brian & Jessica Williams  Montana
  • Bill Hitchens  Maryland
  • Chris Anderson  Kentucky
  • Sky Chasers  Various photographers
  • Brian Larmay  Wisconsin