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    Default Anyone see the aurora last night?

    From an msnbc article, it has been seen in states like Arkansas, Mississippi and North Carolina tonight, marking one of the farthest-reaching auroral shows in years.

    My daughter is in Iceland, and was supposedly going to see the aurora last night... I imagine she got a great show.
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    It was 'big' in the UP last night.

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    Yes. I saw it. It actually cast shadows. I thought it was just light pollution from New Haven at first, then I realized it was coming from the wrong direction.
    Having seen it/them in Canada, and Vermont before I didn't think much of it until I heard people talking about it on the radio this morning.
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    Default Re: Anyone see the aurora last night?

    Left the boat. Had scotch. Was on shore. Missed it.

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    the last time it was seen in Arkansas (that I know of), I was in juniour high...I missed last night's show
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian McColgin View Post
    Left the boat. Had scotch. Was on shore. Missed it.
    almost haiku
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    ^more likely "had a few"...

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    Didn't say had one scotch. Didn't say had many scotch. Just said had . . . .

    Like the Irish, not drunk but having drink taken. . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian McColgin View Post
    Didn't say had one scotch. Didn't say had many scotch. Just said had . . . .

    Like the Irish, not drunk but having drink taken. . .
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    A fav. One year John Lee declined to actually perform at the tav in Portland. His band was great. And the next year those of us from the original audience had comps and watched him do it.

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    Default Re: Anyone see the aurora last night?

    Yes, if no clouds.

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    No, I didn't, dammit, and I won't see it tonight either, even if it's there. Rain and ^&*(^&)%$ clouds.
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    Last one I saw was at lat S 34 in 1963. (Aurora australis)
    Last edited by purri; 10-26-2011 at 12:12 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Memphis Mike View Post
    What time Memphis time?
    Is that the same as Tulsa time?
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    Overcast here, and I didn't hear about it until this morning.

    I've seen it before, in Northern Michigan, and it was awe inspiring.
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