Wednesday, June 08, 2011
M 2.5 Solar Flare and Coronal Mass Ejection, Possible Aurora
The CME was not aimed directly at the Earth, there is the possibility that the CME will brush past Earth, so people should be alert for aurora in Tasmania and Southern New Zealand late tonight (8th, around midnight or so), early morning of the 9th and the evening of the 9th. Australians should keep an eye on the IPS Space Weather page, (as opposed to Spaceweather, which is northern hemisphere specific). More nice images and videos at Spaceweather, Universe Today and the Bad Astronomer.