Finally…. A clear night and a bit of a show from Aurora Borealis… And.. I had my new camera running. The Kp index is a value that represents the approximate intensity of the event. Typically it has to be above 6 for us to begin to see the Northern Lights. Last night it topped out a little below 5 and the new camera still picked it up. It’s not a huge show, but they are there….
Best viewed in HD here: http://www.skunkbayweather.com/0331.html
Recently I added a nice graphic that shows the history of the Kp index. It is located near the bottom of my site.