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      01-26-2012, 03:59 PM   #6202
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Originally Posted by UdubBadger View Post
I think they're more common over Alaska/Canada than anywhere else. Northern Norway gets a good view but the rest of the country doesn't have an overhead view like you'd see in Alaska/Canada.

Degrees doesn't matter as much as you think. I saw one (albeit faint) from the outskirts of Madison once. They're commonly seem from Minnesota and South Dakota too on stronger days.

http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast/3
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast/4
I've only see it once and that was out the window of a winter night flight to Germany. If you ever fly to Europe in the winter, try to sit on the left side of the plane so your window faces north.
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