Space Weather News for Sept. 28, 2016

HIGH-SPEED SOLAR WIND ENGULFS EARTH: As predicted, a high speed solar wind stream has surrounded Earth and it is buffeting our planet's magnetic field on Sept. 28th. Bright auroras have been sighted around the Arctic Circle in response to G2-class geomagnetic storms. This is a broad stream of solar wind, and its influence could persist for 2 or 3 days. Visit for updates.

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Auroras over Thingvellir National Park in Iceland on Sept. 27th.  Photo credit: Katarina Srsenova.
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