Re: [gardeners] Aurora

Terry King (
Thu, 27 Aug 1998 23:55:34 -0600

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998 14:56:57 -0600, Margaret Lauterbach wrote:

>At 08:42 AM 8/27/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>Did any of you other northerners see the Aurora last night?  It was 
>>incredable!!!  I haven't seen it extend so far south since 1990-`91.  I
>bet Liz 
>>and Margaret could have seen it too if it was dark enough around their 
>>places.  It seemed to be at a peek about 12:30 am my time but I was up 
>>again briefly at 4:30 and it was still going.  Odd thing this time it was
>>white than green. 
>>I just watched a show the other day about Solar Storms and it said the 
>>aurora was caused by energy from solar bursts encountering the earths 
>>atmosphere and that the color was determine by the type of oxygen the 
>>energy invigorated.  
>>Radio resception, even on the shortwave receiver, was very lousy last
>>Makes me wonder, if the energy was that intense, if it had anything to do 
>>with the satallite rocket explosion yesterday. 
>I thought that explosion was about three days ago.  Just think, Terry,
>you'll miss all that when you get indoor facilities.  Margaret

Was it?  I just heard one brief new report on the radio yesterday.

All the more reason to keep the outdoor privy! :-D