clouds, aurora, and rocket launch

aurora45.jpgThey launched the rocket from Poker Flat tonight, into the clouds, and into the aurora. The kp index has been wildly fluctuating tonight, from 0 to 5 to 3. Clouds in the Fairbanks area has blocked all aurora viewing. Clouds in the Anchorage areas. Delta is clear and can see the aurora. Also, far north of Fairbanks is reporting the aurora. Kotzebue, and Denali Park reported the aurora. Manitoba can see the aurora, NWT is cloudy. Links for rocket launch photos at and check out this photo on Facebook from Sebastian Saarloos.