Aurora Watching Web Resources

If you like northern lights photos, check out The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered, by Paul Zizka.

The big “FAQ” for me has always 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.

Cosmic Curtains – Aurora Borealis at Lake Minnewanka by Paul Zizka Photography

→ Alberta Aurora Chasers – Facebook Group

reports from aurora chasers on the ground

→ AuroraSaurus

reporting auroras from the ground up

→ AuroraStatus

Alberta aurora status

→ ebook: Paul Zizka’s Guide to Photography in the Canadian Rockies – Banff to Lake Louise Edition

[save 10% with the code AURORA] – resources and index of the best locations for shooting auroras between Banff and Lake Louise

→ Soft Serve News

aurora borealis forecast

→ SolarHam

the latest space weather news and updates

→ Space Weather Prediction Centre

current space weather conditions


news and information about the sun/earth environment

→ University of Alaska Geophysical Institute

Alaska aurora forecasts

→ VirtualTromso

Tromsø LIVE northern lights solar activity, prediction and forecast