11:15 PM: Expert skywatcher Alice Enevoldsen just tweeted the news of an aurora visible right here, right now:
— Alice's AstroInfo (@AlicesAstroInfo) May 28, 2017
She had been talking earlier about the possibility, and we were about to fold it in with some beautiful sunset photos we’d received, when she called to say it’s happening now. Here are her viewing tips (main one, “always look north”). More to come!
11:23 PM: If you’re interested in expert guidance while trying to get a look at the aurora, Alice is considering heading to Don Armeni Boat Ramp (1222 Harbor SW).
12:35 AM: Alice reports an International Space Station sighting too.
12:50 AM: She’s moving on to Myrtle Reservoir Park.
ADDED 7:11 AM SUNDAY MORNING: More photos – first, from Jason Enevoldsen:
And from Jamie Kinney: