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Aussies Stunned By Aurora Australis!

May 13, 2024 9:20 am in by Quentin Alchin-Smith

For the first time since 2003, on Saturday night, A geomagnetic storm caused the phenomena called Aurora Australis otherwise known as the Southern Lights.

The breathtaking light display results from sun-emitted plasma and solar flares in four “coronal mass ejections” shooting magnetic particles toward Earth…which doesn’t sound scary at all.

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It was also visible in NZ but how do you say it again?

Australians stopped all along the coastline to witness a spectacular display of pink, blue, and green lights spreading through the sky.

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Although the Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre warned the storm could threaten power signals across the weekend, it did not stop Aussies from taking it all in.

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