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« on: September 02, 2009, 05:32:10 pm »

did anyone else almost crap their pants when they read the first sentence of the spaceweather email newsletter this morning? ... "GEOMAGNETIC MEGASTORM: Northern Lights swept over Cuba and Hawaii."

Wow I about died of a heart attack, as I thought I just missed the aurora storm of the century. lol Thanks Dr. Tony....... NOT!
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2009, 05:35:57 pm »

Definitely made me take a second look until I saw it was a 150 years ago or so!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2009, 06:19:39 pm »

did anyone else almost crap their pants when they read the first sentence of the spaceweather email newsletter this morning? ... "GEOMAGNETIC MEGASTORM: Northern Lights swept over Cuba and Hawaii."
yes, before I have read about "...Cuba..." and "...150 years..." I thought it was about recent minor storm.  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2009, 06:40:54 pm »

Yea me too, I almost gave up Astronomy on the spot because I was out all night imaging and had plenty of clear skies and didn't see any aurora. I was thinking I must have been blind. Thank goodness I read the rest of it. Phew...
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2009, 09:07:35 pm »

Lol, it had the same effect on everyone, me included!  Cheesy
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