Borealis in Austria
Displays are a rare sight in Wolfurt/Austria. Only during
solar maximum flares are strong enoufht to produce the powerful
explosions, leadimg to huge geomagnetic storms which can
trigger auroral activity at middle latitudes.
to up-to-date information about the state of the interplanetary
magnetic field, the solar wind and Earths magnetic field
Auroras can be predicted quite good on a short-term basis.
21. and 23.
I was lucky at last and saw and photographed my first aurora
in central Europe (I have seen auroras from Iceland).
Since the geomagnetic pole is shifted towards Canada. Auroras
are not as common in Europe as in Canada and the US.
latitude is about 47°, but the geomagnetic latitude
is only 41°