Feb. 5-7, 2002 Aurora Gallery
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Summary: From February 5th to 7th, Earth passed through a high-speed solar wind stream flowing from a coronal hole on the Sun. Solar wind gusts buffetting Earth's magnetosphere triggered high-latitude Northern lights.

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  Photographer, Location Images Comments

Stefan Korth, high above Canada
Feb. 7
#1, more S. Korth captured these images from an unusual vantage point. He was inside a Boeing 777 crossing Canada en route from San Francisco to London. Photo details: Nikon Coolpix 990 digital camera.

Jody Majko, downtown Winnipeg, Canada
Feb. 6
#1, #2, #3 J. Majko: "The whole display was over in 15 minutes, but at times the auroras seemed to almost touch the tops of the buildings. Quite a humbling sight."

Lyndon Anderson, 15 miles north of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA,
Feb. 5-6
#1, #2, #3, more none

See also our Feb. 1, 2002, aurora gallery!

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