first_imgBY KENNETH MC DONAGH NORTHERN LIGHTS (AURORA BOREALIS) – 18/1/12UPDATE FOR TONIGHT – 8:19 PMCloud cover tonight will not be as bad as last night giving you star gazers looking to catch the northern lights a better chance of getting a glimpse of them. Last night there were reports of them in the skies over Donegal in Ardara, Malin Head and Convoy. Anyone that does spot anything in the sky please take a photo and send it on to [email protected] so it can be confirmed.Thursday night is said to be the big night for them with a coronal mass ejection (CME) heading mainly for Venus might deliver a glancing blow to our plant, too, on Jan. 19th. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras when the cloud arrives says spaceweather.com__________________________________________ INFO ON AURORA BOREALIS (NORTHERN LIGHTS)__________________________________________– Look North to a Northwest direction.– Get to high ground make sure there is no town lights blocking your view out in to the distance to the North and Northwest.– If your up in north Donegal or from Derry head to from Pollan Beach in Ballyliffin, Inishowen, or Malin head best chances of seen them.– Make sure of clear sky’s in the area. – wrap up and stay warm.KEEP TUNED TO THE DONEGAL WEATHER CHANNEL FOR MORE NEWS ON THE LIGHTSKENNETH McDONAGH’S NORTHERN LIGHTS UPDATE was last modified: January 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Ardaraconvoydonegal northern lightsMalin Headnorthern lights donegallast_img

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