Tag Archives: Northern Lights

Don’t Miss the Northern Lights

The problem with the Northern Lights is you have to wake up in the middle of the night to see them – and if you’re sleeping you won’t know when to wake up. John Wunderlin has a solution for this … Continue reading

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Chance For Northern Lights This Week

The dark skies of Mineral Point are a great place to experience the northern lights.   Northern lights, also called aurora borealis, originate from sunspots.   A solar flare will violently eject ionized particles from the surface of the sun and some of this material is … Continue reading

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Stargazing in Mineral Point

High Street Beat is excited to introduce our newest contributor, John Wunderlin.  John is a founding member of the Iowa County Astronomers club and frequently spends time in his backyard observatory taking pictures of the night sky on clear nights.   Yes – … Continue reading

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