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    Photos: Northern Lights in the Great Lakes

    October 2, 2012; 5:41 AM ET
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    Sunday Night Northern Lights in the Great Lakes

    Storified by Accu Weather · Mon, Oct 01 2012 07:39:43

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    "September 30th aurora over Lake Superior at Whitefish Point"
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    The reasoning behind the stronger than expectedFacebook
    The reasoning behind the stronger than expected is the significant compression of the magnetosphere. Also evidence of some prolonged surface charging this effecting satellites directly with solar plasma enhancing aurora activity. Still seems like aurora activityis active along the northern Us with a kp of 6-Hunter

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