Thanksgiving Northern Lights in Woking, Alberta

Northern Lights Display over Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Autumn - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

October 8, 2012: Northern Light dancing over this little hamlet Woking


The forecast for Thanksgiving aurora display was weak; however, on the contrary, the impact of the current coronal mass ejection (CME) against Earth’s magnetic field sparked a strong (Kp=6) geomagnetic storm instead on Oct 8!!! The fluorescent green Aurora Borealis was dancing all over the Peace Country directly overhead between 12 midnight to 3am. Unfortunately the Grande Prairie sky was masked by thick smoke, so I had to travel to Woking further north of Town Sexsmith for some clear skies. Did anyone know where that smoke in Grande Prairie came from??? Was there a forest fire somewhere?

Woking is a hamlet of population around 100 residents in northwestern Alberta, Canada, within Saddle Hills County. It is located in the Peace Country north of the Town Sexsmith, and south of the Village Rycroft & the Town Spirit River. The hamlet belongs to the federal riding of Peace River.

Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

October 8, 2012: Hamlet Woking is 55km north of Grande Prairie

Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

October 8, 2012: Aurora Borealis directly over my head :D



Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

October 8, 2012: Stood next to the hamlet sign of Woking

Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

October 8, 2012: very beautiful

Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

October 8, 2012: Waving to Northern Lights :D



Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

October 8, 2012: The northern lights will continue till Wednesday, I think.

Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis above Hamlet Woking on Thanksgiving Long Weekend, 55km North of Grande Prairie - Saddle Hills County, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

October 8, 2012: Oh yeah ~ ~ ~

One thought on “Thanksgiving Northern Lights in Woking, Alberta

  1. nice. Thanks for share’n … hard to find the kind of solstice when you live it. Maybe its because we adapt and then take it for granted? :-) Safe Journey’s.

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