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Into the Arctic Skies: Aurora and Astronomy in Churchill

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Michael Lotker Feb 05, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Yes it does! Let's hope for some clear nights! The Aurora forecast looks good -- check it out at http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/30-minute-aurora-forecast#
Pam Allgood Feb 05, 2015 at 11:34 AM

Thanks for posting this site.


Pam Allgood Feb 05, 2015 at 09:17 AM

Looked at weather for next week in Winnipeg and Churchill. Going to be COLD!


Donna Gomes Jan 14, 2015 at 11:17 AM

Need advice regarding clothing
Donna Gomes Jan 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

anyone traveling from SFO?


Nora Trodden Dec 20, 2014 at 08:51 AM

We attended the Into the Arctic Skies trip one year ago in Feb. 2014. Amazing trip! Read my Trip Advisor review of the Northern Studies Center. Be sure to take advantage of the rental Sorel boots at the Center and the other clothes if you need them. You will need them!


Michael Lotker Dec 18, 2014 at 12:16 AM

I'd love to connect with others who are going on the 2/10/15 trip. I am a 66 year old male, a physicist and a rabbi.
Pam Allgood Dec 28, 2014 at 09:38 AM

Hi Michael. Good to see another person is going on this. I'm a retired teacher from GA. This is one of my bucket list items.


Faith Frankel Feb 18, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Anyone from Hunterdon, Somerset, or Morris County traveling from Newark Airport to Winnipeg on March 4 for this trip? Would share expense getting to the airport.


Nora Trodden Jan 02, 2014 at 09:44 AM

Has anyone else been watching NOAA's Space Weather site? The solar storm activity is increasing, which is good for our viewing of the Aurora in February. Let's keep our fingers crossed!
Kathleen Brannigan Jan 02, 2014 at 11:41 AM

No, Nora, I haven't been. But thanks! I will start. Fingers crossed, for sure.


Linda Harden Dec 27, 2013 at 06:09 PM

I have recently signed up for the March program as my first RS and also traveling as a single... It looks to be quite an adventure. I plan to take the option to rent a parka and snow pants....and I have started practicing some night photography and researching which of my camera gear is best for northern lights and stars.... And daytime snow.


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