CME IMPACT SPARKS AURORAS AND STEVE: As predicted, a CME hit Earth’s magnetic field during the early hours of July 23rd. The impact sparked a display of photographic auroras over North America that reached as far south as Virginia. The mysterious ribbon of light named “STEVE” also made an appearance. Full story @ Spaceweather.com.
Don’t miss the next CME: Subscribers to our Space Weather Alert Service received a 30 minute warning of the approaching CME, allowing them to dash outside and set up their cameras in time for the display.