Sue Post and Jim Levine walk across a field to observe northern lights on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Sue Post and Jim Levine walk across a field to observe northern lights on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Aurora dazzles over Homer

Good viewing was seen on Tuesday, Wednesday

Clear skies and high aurora activity earlier this week offered good viewing of the northern lights from Homer, especially on Tuesday night. According to the Alaska Geophysical Institute’s aurora forecast, viewing will drop off for Thursday night, with a forecast of “moderate.” From Homer, the best views of the aurora are to the north and with an unobstructed view of the horizon.

For more information, visit the institute’s website at www.gi.alaska.edu/monitors/aurora-forecast

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