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Northern lights may be visible tonight in central Pennsylvania; check around 8 p.m.
Penn Live ^ | 04/13/2013 | By Barbara Miller

Posted on 04/13/2013 1:15:24 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

Pennsylvanians have a good chance of seeing the northern lights this evening, AccuWeather says, thanks to a solar flare Thursday. Best time for viewing will be around 8 p.m. Saturday, give or take seven hours.

Viewing conditions will be best in the mid-Atlantic, specifically for parts of Pennsylvania and the Delmarva, says Accuweather.

(Excerpt) Read more at pennlive.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: astronomy; aurora; northernlights; pennsylvania
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1 posted on 04/13/2013 1:15:24 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: P.O.E.

PING !!


2 posted on 04/13/2013 1:16:36 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Best time for viewing will be around 8 p.m. Saturday, give or take seven hours.

LOL Nothin like a little leeway.
3 posted on 04/13/2013 1:22:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Here along the Yukon, it’s not getting dark until 10:30 pm and light at 5 am; still 15 below every morn and 3 foot of snow everywhere. I never saw any night lights in Pa and was born there, way too much light pollution to even see the stars. It really gets dark here in interior Ak, well in the winter that is.


4 posted on 04/13/2013 1:23:36 PM PDT by Eska
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To: Kid Shelleen; maine-iac7; SunkenCiv

Just like maineiac predicted... guess there will be no livin’ with him now. LOL!


5 posted on 04/13/2013 1:24:21 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: Eska

I have never seen the Northern Lights in Pa. That is why I am hoping I can see them tonight..


6 posted on 04/13/2013 1:27:26 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: Kid Shelleen
SpaceWeather.com
7 posted on 04/13/2013 1:28:15 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

I saw them once from Pymatuning area - Northwestern PA.


8 posted on 04/13/2013 1:45:58 PM PDT by eCSMaster (Palin was correct!)
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To: Kid Shelleen

It would help if we didn’t have a thick deck of low clouds...(in Susquehanna County...)


9 posted on 04/13/2013 1:47:06 PM PDT by Shady (Libya shows us how Americans rate...)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Best time for viewing will be around 8 p.m. Saturday, give or take seven hours.

So, there's a chance of seeing them right now (at 4:49 PM)?

10 posted on 04/13/2013 1:49:39 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Kid Shelleen
give or take seven hours


guess that's why those weather guys pull in the big bucks .. lol !

11 posted on 04/13/2013 2:06:29 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Kid Shelleen
Where's the Amateur Radio Ping List?

CQ, CQ, CQ Six Meters .....

12 posted on 04/13/2013 2:08:56 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Fresh Wind

Only if you wear sunglasses.


13 posted on 04/13/2013 2:18:03 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kid Shelleen

If you have never seen them, make the effort. My Mother was from northern Maine, we were visiting there when Uncle Ralph woke all us up about midnight.

Curtains of multi-colored light shimmering, bright enough one could not see the stars behind, and the curtains moved as if a gentle wind blew across them. That was 50-odd years ago, but it is still one of my most vivid memories.


14 posted on 04/13/2013 2:30:39 PM PDT by Barkeep99
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To: SunkenCiv

(((.)))


15 posted on 04/13/2013 2:33:34 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: momtothree; brytlea; cripplecreek; decimon; bigheadfred; KoRn; Grammy; married21; steelyourfaith; ..

:’) Thanks momtothree.


16 posted on 04/13/2013 2:43:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Squawk 8888

Thanks Squawk 8888.


17 posted on 04/13/2013 3:27:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Kid Shelleen; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; South Hawthorne; ..
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks Kid Shelleen for the heads up

18 posted on 04/13/2013 5:09:38 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Last time I saw them in Delaware was in the late 1950’s - was beautiful and we had I think three nights of displays.


19 posted on 04/13/2013 5:10:15 PM PDT by DelaWhere (Better to be prepared one year early than one day late!)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Judging by the satellite readout, the aurora has just 'heated up'. I'm going outside to take a look. http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/pmap/pmapN.html
20 posted on 04/13/2013 6:42:52 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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