AURORA & SOLAR SECTION, RASNZ

Predicting an Aurora


Predicting aurorae is not fool-proof but with the assistance of Sun-monitoring spacecraft such as SOHO, TRACE and others, space-weather forecasting has reached the stage that terrestrial-weather forecasting reached about 20 years ago.

Following are some links that you may find useful:
  Space Environment Centre
  Solar Terrestrial Dispatch daily report (for UT yesterday)
  Many links to other Space Weather resources
  Southern Polar Map of current auroral activity
  Northern Polar Map of current auroral activity