Northern Lights forecast: New aurora Steve discovered above Scotland

IF YOU’VE ever looked up in the north sky and seen what you thought was the Northern Lights, you might be wrong. A mysterious new aurora known as ‘Steve’ has been discovered in the UK night skies.

A mysterious new aurora dubbed ‘Steve’ has been spotted in the UK.

The Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement, or Steve for short, has been spotted during displays of the Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights, at night.

Steve is a narrow, east-west running ribbon of purple light which may also have some hues of green.

According to NASA, it could extend for hundreds or even thousands of miles and reported sightings have been in the UK,...
source: Express

2018-03-21 22:17
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