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Was This Weekend’s Aurora Borealis Artificially Created By HAARP?

In multiple European countries, the United States, New Zealand, and others, a sensational aurora borealis spectacle dazzled residents.

Most locations that witnessed the colorful skies would never imagine seeing the northern lights.

A spectacular array of green, red, pink, and purple lit up the night skies worldwide.

The unusual aurora borealis reportedly was caused by a severe geomagnetic storm.

Social media users posted their rare photographs.

NBC News reports:

Photos taken from all over the world showed bright-colored skies lit up in hot pink, green and purple across Europe, in the United States and as far as New Zealand.

Friday’s storm was the first severe geomagnetic storm watch the agency had issued since 2005. Early on Saturday, the storm delivered, reaching intensity G5 on a 1-5 scale, making it the strongest storm to reach earth’s atmosphere since October 2003’s “Halloween Storms,” said Bryan Brasher, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center spokesperson.

The center said activity with G4 to G5 intensity was likely to reach earth again on Sunday.

Due to continued solar flares and eruptions from the sun, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center said in a series of statements that the flares could trigger severe geomagnetic storms and “spectacular displays of aurora,” possibly through Monday and beyond.

The geomagnetic field is expected to reach “severe storm levels” on Sunday, “active to severe storm levels” on Monday, and “unsettled to minor storm levels” on Tuesday, according to a center forecast released Saturday.

However, others suggested something else could have impacted the night skies.

High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) reportedly conducted ionospheric tests from Alaska May 8th through 10th.


Per EI7GL:

High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) is based in Alaska and it’s a high-power, high frequency (HF) transmitter for studying the ionosphere. The principal instrument is a phased array of 180 HF crossed-dipole antennas capable of radiating 3.6 megawatts into the upper atmosphere and ionosphere. Transmit frequencies are selectable in the range of 2.7 to 10 MHz.

The research team have announced that they will be carrying out tests from the 8th to the 10th of May 2024.

The press release is shown below and I’ve added a map to show location and distance.

Date: May 2, 2024

To: Amateur Radio & Radio Astronomy Communities

From: HAARP Program Office

Subject: Notice of Transmission

The High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) will be conducting a research campaign May 8-10 UTC, with operating times specified in the table below. Operating frequencies will vary, but all HAARP transmissions will be between 2.8 MHz and 10 MHz. Actual transmit days and times are highly variable based on real-time ionospheric and/or geomagnetic conditions. All information is subject to change.

Prior reports have stated HAARP experiments could cause an artificial aurora borealis.

From Anchorage Daily News:

Watchers of the night sky along much of Alaska’s road system may catch a colorful splotch of light up high in the air over the weekend. Though it might look like the aurora, the red or greenish “airglow” in the ionosphere is a byproduct of a rare, four-day-long set of experiments at the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program — or HAARP — in Gakona.

“Each day, the airglow could be visible up to 300 … miles from the HAARP facility,” according to a statement from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

By creating an artificial aurora with equipment on the ground, researchers hope to learn more about the natural aurora.

The research campaign was scheduled to take place from Saturday through Tuesday.

HAARP is composed of instruments designed to study the ionosphere, the area roughly 50 to 400 miles above Earth, separating the livable surface of the planet from space.

High-frequency radio pulses will excite electrons in the ionosphere, artificially mimicking the same phenomenon that causes the northern lights naturally from solar energy kicked off by the sun.

The experiments are being conducted by UAF and several out-of-state research programs.

More about HAARP from this clip:

Is it possible this weekend’s once-in-a-lifetime event was manmade?

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