If you live in New York State, tonight you may have a chance to see the Northern Lights if the skies remain clear.

It looks like the Northern Lights aka Aurora Borellias will be visible to the naked eye in Parts of New York State tonight and on Monday night.

Get our free mobile app

WHAT IS THE AURORA BOREALIS?

The Northern Lights or Polar Lights happen when the light from the sun hits the magnetic fields of the Earth's atmosphere and produced a variety of colors.

WHEN CAN I SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS?

Usually, the best time to see Aurora Borealis is between November and February but it is possible to see it outside those times. Usually, the best time to see the Northern Lights is 9 pm and 2 am.

CAN I SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS WITH THE NAKED EYE?

Yes, you can, but what you see won't look like the photos you see on the internet. Cameras use a form of long exposure and this allows for the capture of colors and details that are impossible for the human eye to detect.



EXTRA: AMAZING PHOTOS OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN NEW YORK

Northern Lights Captured Lighting Up Hudson Valley Skies

The rumors were true and the Northern Lights showed up across the Hudson Valley. Thankfully, we're home to some skilled photographers who were able to capture the stunning event. 

Amazing Northern Lights Spotted in Southeast Minnesota (PHOTOS)

The night sky was dancing and full of color on Thursday, March 23rd as the Northern Lights were spotted all over Southeast Minnesota. And it was truly phenomenal! Below are a few photos captured by individuals in and around the Rochester, Minnesota area.

Gallery Credit: Jessica On The Radio

Wyoming Photographer Shares Breathtaking Pictures of Northern Lights

Various Casper Photographers captured the beauty of the Northern Lights on March 23, 2023.

Gallery Credit: Breanna Klamm Whitlock

More From The New 96.1 WTSS