Fairbanks, Alaska Aurora Webcam - Northern Lights Camera and Data Center
The eMotimo TB3 allows us to create amazing camera move timelapse shots and the eMotimo team helps keep us and this site going. Many of our Northern Lights timelapse videos were captured using the eMotimo TB3 Black which makes shooting professional timelapse easy. To see this amazing tool in action, in Ultra HD 4K click here. And check out this video to see a behind the scenes setup.
Thank you all for your amazing support and feedback on this webcam.
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The Alaska Aurora Cam is a Canon 6D DSLR with a Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 and is mounted in a Harbortronics weatherproof housing.
As this has been a crowd funded effort, images from the webcam only are available for your use. Images may be shared and used but we do ask that you leave the watermark in tact and include a link back to www.AlaskaAuroraCam.com Thank you to all who have supported this camera and kept it going! The image feed may not be used on any other website.
Long term forecast information will be updated around 2:00 PM Alaska Time when possible
SDF Number 247 Issued at 2200z on 04 Sep 2015
Dates and times are UTC time which is +8 hours for Fairbanks, Alaska located in the AKST zone.
Solar Activity Forecast:
Day 1 (Sep 05) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flare.
Day 2 (Sep 06) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flare.
Day 3 (Sep 07) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flare.
Geophysical Activity Forecast:
Day 1 (Sep 05) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quiet to Active levels.
Day 2 (Sep 06) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quiet to Unsettled levels.
Day 3 (Sep 07) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quiet to Active levels.
Geophysical Activity Scale
Quiet - Faintly visible in high lattitudes
Unsettled -Moderately visible in high lattitude and faintly visible in upper Mid-lattitudes
Active - Highly visible in high lattitude and moderately visible in Mid-lattitudes
Minor Storm - Highly Visible in mid-lattitudes and possible faintly visible at southern lattitudes
Major-Severe Storm - Possible visible into even southern lattitudes
Live stream of the Northern Lights from Saturday, March 21st, 2015
Discuss the webcam here. Please keep comments family friendly
Terry Ogden17 hours ago
Looks great - Thank you! :-)
Alonna Woodward20 hours ago
SO Excited for this season to be starting - Can't wait to stare at the screen all night long !
Rebecca L Weatherfordon Aug 20
hello ..so..happy to see the return of your page ... the cam ...and the amazing
дмитрий герасимовon Jul 03
Matt Freitagon Jun 25
Definitely loving the daytime camera view!
denaeamberphotographyon Jun 03
I haven't been on your homepage of your site for a while and I am loving the new layout of photos! They're my favorites from the past year! Also I like seeing the webcam still in action over the summer! :-D Can't wait until August though!
Shery Meschede-Burron May 28
Beautiful any time of day or any season!
Michel Whiteon Apr 20
Would love to continue seeing the cam in summer!
Denise Fritschon Apr 19
Great segment on CBS Sunday Morning today! Brought back powerful memories from our experience north of Fairbanks on 3/16/13.
Colin McConnellon Apr 10
Making me homesick! ;)