Northern lights come south for unusual viewing of aurora borealisA solar storm brings the northern lights further south. Learn more here. By The Associated Press
An intense solar storm has the northern lights gracing the skies farther south than usual.
From Washington state to Wisconsin, auroras were reported as mostly a reddish glow instead of the typical green shimmer. In the U.S., skygazers also took in the sights from Colorado, California, New Mexico and even Arizona.
A blast of superhot material from the sun late last week hurled scorching gases known as plasma toward Earth at nearly 2 million mph, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday.
Earth felt the brunt…
Total lunar eclipse on Election Day will be the last one for 3 years
See a total lunar eclipse on Election Day in Oregon. Find out more here.
Those who are awake in the wee hours of Election Day this year will be treated to a blood red lunar eclipse – if the rain lets up long enough for Oregonians to see it.
The total lunar eclipse on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 8 will be the last one for nearly three years, according to NASA, as we reach the end of a cycle that saw one to two total lunar eclipses almost every year from 2018 to 2022, most recently in May.
Not all of those lunar eclipses have been visible in…