Fairbanks, Alaska Aurora Webcam - Northern Lights Camera and Data Center
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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.
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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.
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They are our go-to source for Aurora forcasting.
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Long term forecast information will be updated around 2:00 PM Alaska Time when possible
SDF Number 333 Issued at 2200z on 30 Nov 2015
Dates and times are UTC time which is +8 hours for Fairbanks, Alaska located in the AKST zone.
Solar Activity Forecast:
Day 1 (Dec 01) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flares.
Day 2 (Dec 02) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flares.
Day 3 (Dec 03) Solar activity is expected to be very Low with a chance for a C-class flares.
Geophysical Activity Forecast:
Day 1 (Dec 01) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quite to Minor Storm levels.
Day 2 (Dec 02) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quite to Unsettled levels.
Day 3 (Dec 03) The geomagnetic field is expected to be at Quite 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 possibly faintly visible at southern lattitudes
Major-Severe Storm - Possibly 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
Shery Meschede-Burron Nov 30
an explosion of color! Made my night! Thank you for the Cam!
Julie Gomeson Nov 29
it could see it its not full but its there
Rebecca L Weatherfordon Nov 18
so happy to see cam back on .... thanks for allyour hard work ....
Karl Joneson Nov 14
happy to see the cam back !
Ronn Murrayon Nov 12
Looks like we're facing a hard drive connection issue. We'll get up there on Saturday to have a look if we're not able to resolve it remotely.
Karl Joneson Nov 12
love the cam ..... seems to be paused since 3 am ....
Rebecca L Weatherfordon Nov 12
camera sure seems to have lots of hiccups huh??? hope it is just the many different temp ranges and nothing serious
Angela Wilsonon Oct 24
Love this webcam. I live in Yorkshire , England and it's very rare the lights gets south enough for us to see. This more than makes up for it. Thank you x
Nikki Norrison Oct 08
I LOVE THIS WEBCAM!!!! I check it all the time! Hate I hate I am moving and going to miss the lights this winter! But glad I will have this webcam to be able to see them! :)
Karl Joneson Sep 25
I'm sure you know the camera feed has paused. Missed my daily fix.