Each month it feels like there’s some astrological wonder happening. Between full moons and shooting stars, there are a lot of reasons to look towards the sky. But last night, some lucky Seattleites caught a truly rare sight, the Northern Lights aka the Aurora Borealis.
If you missed out, don’t worry because we’re here to give you a round-up of some of the most stunning pics from last night’s Aurora Borealis sighting in Seattle.
The Seattle skyline looks good already but it definitely looks even better with the faint overhead shadow of the Northern Lights.
Some beautiful Aurora borealis over Seattle tonight #northernlights #Aurora pic.twitter.com/lQEuEQI5x4
— Tim Durkan (@timdurkan) October 12, 2021
Ah, why not throw in another skyline pic.
#NorthernLights over #Seattle skyline tonight. Light pollution was so bad, but still the light was so strong that I was able to capture some colors. #AuroraBorealis #wawx pic.twitter.com/53jekYH2DJ
— Sigma Sreedharan (She/Her) | Seattle (@sigmas) October 12, 2021
Other parts of Washington were lucky enough to see the lights as well. Here’s the light casting its glow over Puget Sound.
It’s here! From our friend @Skunkbayweather cam a couple of minutes ago. #aurora #wawx pic.twitter.com/F1vajrvNAL
— NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) October 12, 2021
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Here’s another view from just across the Sound on Bainbridge Island.
#Aurora #Seattle #KOMONews One of my “Bucket List” items is now a reality! Tonight, I saw and captured the Aurora Borealis over Puget Sound….as seen from Bainbridge Island. I am beside myself, but looking North and seeing them was a thrill of a lifetime. pic.twitter.com/QZn533j1ji
— Doug Mackenzie (@mackenzieimages) October 12, 2021
Want to see them move?
Did you see them? Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) were out tonight in Puget Sound! Timelapse video from Bainbridge Island tonight…#northernlights #aurora #seattle #bainbridgeisland #ferry #wsferries @wsferries #pnw #pnwphotographer #king5 #komo4 #kiro7 #q13fox pic.twitter.com/eU2suflJ43
— Jim Reitz (@jimre) October 12, 2021
Some lucky folks a bit further south in Lynden also got a glimpse of the lights.
Dream shot for me tonight! #Aurora over my wife’s growing up #farm! #Lynden, WA looking NE towards #Abbotsford, #BC. #wawx #bcstorm @NWSSeattle @spann @ThePhotoHour @StormHour @ScottSeattleWx @MorganKIRO7 @AbbyNews @abbyacone @ShannonODKOMO @FraserVN pic.twitter.com/bX991dJqVB
— Randy Small – Whatcom County Weather (@RandySmall) October 12, 2021
If you missed out we hope that these pictures help ease some of your FOMO. Either way, be sure to keep your eyes on the sky folks, you never know what you’ll see up there. Have a great week!
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