FORECASTS OF AURORA
Swedish Institute of Space Physics in Lund Lund Space Weather Center

Fast huge solar plasma clouds and fast solar winds produce beautiful aurora.

Solar plasma cloud Auroral oval High latitude aurora Mid latitude aurora
Forecasts of aurora for Kiruna region have been developed in Lund and are offered as voice and SMS messages for mobile phones.

The forecasts are updated every hour between 6 and 12 p.m.

If a fast halo coronal mass ejection has left the Sun, then there is a chance of seeing aurora within 1-3 days.

If the fast coronal mass ejection reached L1 and the geomagnetic activity index Kp is forecasted equal or larger than 7, then there is a chance of seeing aurora within 1-3 hours.


Information about aurora and images