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Dark Sky Caravan 2023

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August 7, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Northern Lights August 7-8

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August 7, 2023 – August 8, 2023 @ 11:45 pm – 4:00 am – Find the best stargazing dates on the North Shore. There is a good chance to see the Aurora Borealis aka ‘northern lights’ tonight. Watch from midnight til 4am, in the skies to the north. This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota.  

Dark Sky Caravan 2023

people lying on their backs at planetarium

August 8, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Dark Sky Caravan 2023

people lying on their backs at planetarium

August 9, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Dark Sky Caravan 2023

people lying on their backs at planetarium

August 10, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Dark Sky Caravan 2023

people lying on their backs at planetarium

August 11, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Dark Sky Caravan 2023

people lying on their backs at planetarium

August 12, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – We are on a journey to celebrate and preserve Northeast Minnesota’s dark sky window to the universe. The Dark Sky Caravan will begin on August 7 and will end on August 12 in the footprint of the darkest night sky in the US east of the Mississippi. Each day brings the caravan to a new […]

Blue Moon Supermoon Sturgeon Moon

Tettegouche Dark Sky Caravan Moon

August 30, 2023 – August 31, 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 6:45 am – Once in a blue moon, a month will have two full moons, the second is known as the blue moon.  About 3-4 times per year we have supermoons – when the moon is closest to earth and appears the brightest, up to 30% brighter than other full moons. The Sturgeon moon happens every August as […]

Northern Lights September 13-14

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

September 13, 2023 – September 14, 2023 @ 11:45 pm – 4:00 am – The northern lights may be out! Wednesday September 13 – highest chance at 10pm and the skies should be clear! Thursday September 14 – highest chance from dusk until 11pm. This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota. Find the best stargazing dates on the North Shore.  

Aurora Borealis – September 18

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September 18, 2023 – September 19, 2023 @ 9:00 pm – 4:00 am – The northern lights are likely to be out! Wednesday September 13 – highest chance at 10pm til 4am This forecast is for everywhere north of the Twin Cities across the entire state of Minnesota. Find the best stargazing dates on the North Shore.  

Northern Lights September 23

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

September 23, 2023 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm – The northern lights may be out Satuday evening The aurora forecast has the northern lights appearing at dusk for a few hours. While the forecast for most of the shore is for rain, step outside after dark and look to the skies. Find the best stargazing dates on the North Shore.  

Northern Lights Nov 11

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

November 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – The forecast shows a good chance of northern lights.The best time looks to be dusk to 8pm. With a sliver of moon,  the Aurora should be very easy to spot if it shows itself. This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota. Learn more about northern lights and stargazing

Northern Lights forecast November 21-22

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

November 21, 2023 – November 22, 2023 @ All Day – The long range forecast shows a decent chance of northern lights November 21-22. Check back often as new flare-ups happen without much notice. We will be back on Nov18/19 with an update to likelihood and times.. This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota. Learn more about northern lights […]

Aurora Borealis – November 23 – 25

green and purple northern lights over the north shore

November 23, 2023 – November 25, 2023 @ 5:30 pm – 4:00 am – the northern lights are likely to be out! This thanksgiving weekend! The highest chance to see aurora is from 10pm til 4am This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota.

Aurora Borealis – December 4 – 5

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

December 4, 2023 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm – the northern lights are likely to be out! Look to the sky at dawn on Monday, Dec 4th and then again from 5-7 pm. This forecast is for everywhere north of Duluth across the entire state of Minnesota.

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