Hobart City Dazzles Under Colourful Aurora Australis

Streetlights in Hobart, Tasmania, dazzled under a mesmerizing display of the Aurora Australis on November 4.

Sam Deighton filmed a timelapse that shows ribbons of green, purple, and yellow filling the night sky above Mount Wellington.

“I suspect we’ll be talking about tonight for a long long time,” Deighton wrote on a Facebook post.

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Space Weather Services issued an aurora alert on Thursday evening, warning that a geomagnetic storm was in progress, and that “aurora may be observed during local night time hours”. Credit: Sam Deighton via Storyful

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