A Grand Display (cont.)

November 5-6, 2001
Photographs taken between 7:15 p.m., November 5, 2001 & 12:15 a.m., November 6, 2001

Monday, November 5, 2001 - 9:10 p.m.: I move to another location on the farm.  The coyotes are howling (maybe at the northern lights).  Activity is still strong.  I note clouds moving in from the west.  Luckily, the ground and fields are dry and there's no snow.  I have access to most of the farm, except, I avoid driving where there are rocks and tall grass.  I also realize that it's warm out for November 5.  All I need to wear is a light jacket.

Left & right - the moon (with Jupiter below) rising to the northeast with a green aurora.

Looking east-southeast.  

Looking east-northeast.

A corona overhead.

Monday, November 5, 2001 - 9:25 p.m.: I drive to the home farm and take more photographs of the northern lights, the moon and Jupiter.  Activity is good - wow!  

Looking south-southwest at a green aurora.  

Looking east.

Looking northeast at the moon & Jupiter.  

Looking northwest.

Looking southwest.  

A corona overhead.

Monday, November 5, 2001 - 9:50 p.m.: I go inside the house and watch the weather forecast at 10:10 p.m.  There are reports of people seeing "red" northern lights in the northern tier of states. I then went outside to see more activity.  I photographed the moon and Jupiter, seen through a red glow to the east-northeast.

Looking north at the big dipper.

The moon & Jupiter - looking east-northeast.

Looking east-northeast at the moon & Jupiter.

A corona overhead.  

Left - looking northwest with clouds moving in.  Right - the moon & Jupiter - looking east-northeast.

Looking northwest.

Looking northwest.  

Looking east-southeast at the constellation Orion.

Part 1 - Part 3 - many additional photographs - please look!



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