Aurora Watching Web Resources

The big “FAQ” lately has been “which northern lights prediction websites do you recommend?” No matter how much one monitors the data available, viewing the aurora always involves an element of unpredictability. Familiarizing yourself with the following resources should improve your chances however.



Canadian Space Science Data Portal


Solar wind prediction

University of Alaska Geophysical Institute

Soft Serve News


Yukon Aurora Forecast


If you like northern lights photos, check out Summits & Starlight: The Canadian Rockies, a new book by Paul Zizka.

Valentine’s Day Aurora, Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park.

3 Responses to “Aurora Watching Web Resources”

  1. JimR

    Great shot Paul. I love the sillohetted mountains with the shimmering glow of aurora behind.


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