Northern Lights (was Re: Satellite photo of the Blackout)

Discussion in 'rec.music.percussion' started by Paul Marshall, Sep 1, 2003.

  1. Here's an Mpeg, usual disclaimers about size and connection speeds

    http://vathena.arc.nasa.gov/curric/space/aurora/nordlys.mpg
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    Paul Marshall
    Portfolio Sound Artist
    http://www.powerhaus.net
    http://www.drumdojo.com
    http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    www.dacapo.co.uk
    Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    "Paul Marshall" <paul@PANTSpowerhaus.net> wrote in message
    news:bivint$l9o$1@newsg2.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) happen all around the year I think

    if
    > you are in the correct position to see them, the more northerly the

    better.
    > They are linked with Solar flares. Here's a link.
    > http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Curtis/aurora/aurora.html
    >
    > I didn't see them over Lake Superior, I was 1 day too late, but I did see
    > them over Boulder Lake, near Boulder Junction (what a cool place). We

    were
    > too far south apparently for colours but they were like huge ghostly

    clouds
    > zipping and rippling across the sky and they seemed to converge on a point
    > above my head where they circled and moved about, I was sober - honest

    guv.
    > I can definitely how an indigenous people could view them as being of or
    > from the Gods.
    >
    > From I was 5 years old they were a thing I wanted to see - awesome, just
    > awesome.
    >
    > What a trip!
    >
    > Paul
    > ----------------------
    > Paul Marshall
    > Portfolio Sound Artist
    > http://www.powerhaus.net
    > http://www.drumdojo.com
    > http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    > NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    > www.dacapo.co.uk
    > Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    > Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    > "nick amoroso" <soulbelly@aol.comICAL> wrote in message
    > news:20030829185015.16464.00000084@mb-m02.aol.com...
    > > paul wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > >FWIW I saw the Northern Lights for the first time recently.

    > >
    > > at this time of year? at this time of day? in this part of the

    country?
    > > localized entirely within your kitchen?
    > >
    > > may i see it?
    > >
    > > peace,
    > > :nick amoroso:
    > > professional drums and instruction
    > > proud endorser of silver fox drumsticks
    > > -----
    > > "punching stuff rules" ~ dan radin
    > > "click click bloody click pancakes!" ~ stewie

    >
    >
  2. Joey Furr

    Joey Furr Guest

    Is that real-time? Do they move that fast or is that speeded up?

    --

    ....Joey
    "...so hold the mustard on those flames, y'all." - Aaron Draper

    "Paul Marshall" <paul@PANTSpowerhaus.net> wrote in message
    news:bivpkg$2n2$1@newsg4.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > Here's an Mpeg, usual disclaimers about size and connection speeds
    >
    > http://vathena.arc.nasa.gov/curric/space/aurora/nordlys.mpg
    > --
    > ----------------------
    > Paul Marshall
    > Portfolio Sound Artist
    > http://www.powerhaus.net
    > http://www.drumdojo.com
    > http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    > NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    > www.dacapo.co.uk
    > Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    > Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    > "Paul Marshall" <paul@PANTSpowerhaus.net> wrote in message
    > news:bivint$l9o$1@newsg2.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > > The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) happen all around the year I think

    > if
    > > you are in the correct position to see them, the more northerly the

    > better.
    > > They are linked with Solar flares. Here's a link.
    > > http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Curtis/aurora/aurora.html
    > >
    > > I didn't see them over Lake Superior, I was 1 day too late, but I did

    see
    > > them over Boulder Lake, near Boulder Junction (what a cool place). We

    > were
    > > too far south apparently for colours but they were like huge ghostly

    > clouds
    > > zipping and rippling across the sky and they seemed to converge on a

    point
    > > above my head where they circled and moved about, I was sober - honest

    > guv.
    > > I can definitely how an indigenous people could view them as being of or
    > > from the Gods.
    > >
    > > From I was 5 years old they were a thing I wanted to see - awesome, just
    > > awesome.
    > >
    > > What a trip!
    > >
    > > Paul
    > > ----------------------
    > > Paul Marshall
    > > Portfolio Sound Artist
    > > http://www.powerhaus.net
    > > http://www.drumdojo.com
    > > http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    > > NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    > > www.dacapo.co.uk
    > > Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    > > Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    > > "nick amoroso" <soulbelly@aol.comICAL> wrote in message
    > > news:20030829185015.16464.00000084@mb-m02.aol.com...
    > > > paul wrote:
    > > >
    > > > >
    > > > >FWIW I saw the Northern Lights for the first time recently.
    > > >
    > > > at this time of year? at this time of day? in this part of the

    > country?
    > > > localized entirely within your kitchen?
    > > >
    > > > may i see it?
    > > >
    > > > peace,
    > > > :nick amoroso:
    > > > professional drums and instruction
    > > > proud endorser of silver fox drumsticks
    > > > -----
    > > > "punching stuff rules" ~ dan radin
    > > > "click click bloody click pancakes!" ~ stewie

    > >
    > >

    >
    >
  3. Most seemed to be slower than those I see on the wee video but there was the
    odd one that would just go for it. They seem to dance in the air -
    s'fabulous

    Paul
    ----------------------
    Paul Marshall
    Portfolio Sound Artist
    http://www.powerhaus.net
    http://www.drumdojo.com
    http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    www.dacapo.co.uk
    Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    "Joey Furr" <joeyfurr@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:JJCdncAD9LwDcM6iU-KYuA@comcast.com...
    > Is that real-time? Do they move that fast or is that speeded up?
    >
    > --
    >
    > ...Joey
    > "...so hold the mustard on those flames, y'all." - Aaron Draper
    >
    > "Paul Marshall" <paul@PANTSpowerhaus.net> wrote in message
    > news:bivpkg$2n2$1@newsg4.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > > Here's an Mpeg, usual disclaimers about size and connection speeds
    > >
    > > http://vathena.arc.nasa.gov/curric/space/aurora/nordlys.mpg
    > > --
    > > ----------------------
    > > Paul Marshall
    > > Portfolio Sound Artist
    > > http://www.powerhaus.net
    > > http://www.drumdojo.com
    > > http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    > > NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    > > www.dacapo.co.uk
    > > Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    > > Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    > > "Paul Marshall" <paul@PANTSpowerhaus.net> wrote in message
    > > news:bivint$l9o$1@newsg2.svr.pol.co.uk...
    > > > The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) happen all around the year I

    think
    > > if
    > > > you are in the correct position to see them, the more northerly the

    > > better.
    > > > They are linked with Solar flares. Here's a link.
    > > > http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Curtis/aurora/aurora.html
    > > >
    > > > I didn't see them over Lake Superior, I was 1 day too late, but I did

    > see
    > > > them over Boulder Lake, near Boulder Junction (what a cool place). We

    > > were
    > > > too far south apparently for colours but they were like huge ghostly

    > > clouds
    > > > zipping and rippling across the sky and they seemed to converge on a

    > point
    > > > above my head where they circled and moved about, I was sober - honest

    > > guv.
    > > > I can definitely how an indigenous people could view them as being of

    or
    > > > from the Gods.
    > > >
    > > > From I was 5 years old they were a thing I wanted to see - awesome,

    just
    > > > awesome.
    > > >
    > > > What a trip!
    > > >
    > > > Paul
    > > > ----------------------
    > > > Paul Marshall
    > > > Portfolio Sound Artist
    > > > http://www.powerhaus.net
    > > > http://www.drumdojo.com
    > > > http://www.differentdrums.co.uk
    > > > NI Facilitator for the Da Capo Foundation
    > > > www.dacapo.co.uk
    > > > Drumdojo Recommended link For June 2003
    > > > Percussion of Persia http://tinyurl.com/ddbg
    > > > "nick amoroso" <soulbelly@aol.comICAL> wrote in message
    > > > news:20030829185015.16464.00000084@mb-m02.aol.com...
    > > > > paul wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > >FWIW I saw the Northern Lights for the first time recently.
    > > > >
    > > > > at this time of year? at this time of day? in this part of the

    > > country?
    > > > > localized entirely within your kitchen?
    > > > >
    > > > > may i see it?
    > > > >
    > > > > peace,
    > > > > :nick amoroso:
    > > > > professional drums and instruction
    > > > > proud endorser of silver fox drumsticks
    > > > > -----
    > > > > "punching stuff rules" ~ dan radin
    > > > > "click click bloody click pancakes!" ~ stewie
    > > >
    > > >

    > >
    > >

    >
    >

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