This Week's Night Sky: See Auroras and the Moon’s Great Wall
Grab a telescope and watch for the aurora borealis, which could dance across the sky Monday night.
As the first week of summer begins, two bright planets continue to converge at dusk and sky-watchers are on the lookout for a colorful light show.
In what’s known as a coronal mass ejection, at least two giant clouds of charged particles flew off the sun Sunday heading in the general direction of Earth. Space weather forecasters at NOAA say there’s a 90% chance of a polar geomagnetic storm sometime between late Monday night into Tuesday morning, when the particles hit Earth.
The Northern Lights subtle in brightness and color, so the best way to see the show is from dark skies away from the light pollution of cities. Face the northern sky and scan near the horizon for the start of