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    Northern Lights in Iowa

    Anybody else catch the great display last night?

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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Hey I'm with you alarson! I had to double check just now to make sure they weren't fake.

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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Super jealous. Nothing better than seeing the aurora borealis.



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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    So dank.


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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    I wish I had! I've never seen it with that much color.



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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Would have been pretty awesome to see in person. Drinking a few beers on the deck and watch them for a few hours would be ideal night during it.



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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    We're talking about the pizza place in Des Moines right? Scooby snacks?



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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

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    From one of our viewers in Grafton, IA.

    I actually went out for and hour and watched as well. Naked eye you could see all the green with a hint of purple.

    I also made this timelapse. http://vimeo.com/67457231


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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Damn. I wish I had know about this beforehand



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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCYWX View Post
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    From one of our viewers in Grafton, IA.

    I actually went out for and hour and watched as well. Naked eye you could see all the green with a hint of purple.

    I also made this timelapse. http://vimeo.com/67457231
    If you look closely, the Northern Lights are also producing repeated flashes of small red dots on the left side. They seem to be in a repetitive manner. Maybe someone should check this out?


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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    If you look closely, the Northern Lights are also producing repeated flashes of small red dots on the left side. They seem to be in a repetitive manner. Maybe someone should check this out?
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    Re: Northern Lights in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    If you look closely, the Northern Lights are also producing repeated flashes of small red dots on the left side. They seem to be in a repetitive manner. Maybe someone should check this out?

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