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Americans can still see Northern Lights aurora tonight

There will still be a chance to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights in some parts of the US tonight.

The incredible phenomenon can be observed in several northern parts of the US as it travels around the world and solar storm activity continues.

The Northern Lights became visible for the first time in the US on Friday eveningCredit: Getty
Pictured is the Northern Lights in Brunswick, MaineCredit: AP
The Northern Lights in Wendover, UtahCredit: Getty
The Space Weather Prediction Center has released a map showing the next destinations of the Northern LightsCredit: NOAA

“The ongoing geomagnetic storm is likely to intensify again later today,” the Space Weather Prediction Center wrote on X, formerly Twitter, on Sunday.

The Space Weather Prediction Center released a map on Sunday showing the next destinations of the Northern Lights.

STATES WITH A VIEW

States getting a third chance to see the Northern Lights include Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

There are also some states in the Midwest, Upper Plains and Pacific Northwest regions where the Northern Lights will be visible tonight.

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This includes Washington, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Americans are excited about being able to see the Northern Lights in their territory all weekend long.

Some Northwest and Mid-Atlantic areas of the US were unable to see the Northern Lights on Saturday night due to cloud cover.

WHY ARE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS HERE?

The Northern Lights became visible for the first time in the United States on Friday.

This happened because the sun experienced intense solar flares on Thursday.

The solar flares affect the Earth’s geomagnetic and frequency levels.

Britons across the country were treated to dazzling views of the Northern Lights due to the solar storm

The geomagnetic changes cause the location of the Northern Lights to shift.

Professor Peter Becker of George Mason University explained that there is only a brief warning of when the Northern Lights will change location after solar flares.

“That gives us about 18 hours of warning, maybe 24 hours of warning before those particles actually reach Earth and start messing with Earth’s magnetic field,” Becker told Fox Weather on Thursday.