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Offline Maria Regina

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Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
« on: February 19, 2020, 01:25:08 AM »
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  • Rare Blue Auroras over Norwegian Lofotan Islands  2/18/2020  (Nitrogen)




    Strange Green Auroras over Tromsø, Norway 2/18/2020 (Oxygen)



    https://www.spaceweather.com/
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    Offline Ladislaus

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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #1 on: February 19, 2020, 10:22:14 AM »
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  • Reminiscent of Our Lady's warning about this being a harbinger of war/chastisement?


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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #2 on: February 19, 2020, 02:25:25 PM »
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  • Reminiscent of Our Lady's warning about this being a harbinger of war/chastisement?
    When we had red auroras back in 1938, this was Our Lady's warning sign.

    In 1938, the midnight skies had brilliant red auroras, so that the entire sky was red, and even the ground was tinted with red.  It was eerie. Not only did Fatima writers mention this "miracle", but also the book Divine Mercy discussed this event.

    My husband was only three at the time, but the news of red skies being seen globally even down to the equatorial regions of Cuba had a huge impact on him.  Being a toddler, he was not allowed to go out after dark to see these red skies. However, he remembers seeing and reading the newspaper headlines of red skies with red arrows showing the movements of Hitler's troops. My husband started reading at two because he enjoyed the comic strips.  He also read the encyclopedias around his home.  The movement of Hitler's armies, navy, and air forces, and the constant threat of a world war encouraged him to learn to read.

    In addition, scenes of the red skies and Hitler's troop movements were shown in newsreels at the movie theaters where children's movies, such as Boy's Town and The Adventures of Robin Hood were played.
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    Offline Clemens Maria

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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #3 on: February 19, 2020, 04:43:32 PM »
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  • It was merely a red aurora.  It was never understood how such a thing could have happened naturally.  The red light was seen far too south to have been northern lights.

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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
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  • An unknown light in 1938 demands our attention – even today


    By Barb Ernster –





    Eighty years ago, in the early evening hours of Jan. 25, 1938, an unearthly phenomenon lit up the skies all over Europe and as far away as Bermuda. Thousands of Britons poured into the streets of cities and towns in wonderment and fear. Londoners thought half the city was on fire. In Scotland, peasants of the lowlands were awestruck by what they saw and feared to be an ill omen.

    In Portugal, “villagers rushed in fright from their homes, fearing the end of the world” (AP dispatch). All over Switzerland, firehouses were emptied of their apparatus in response to many false alarms. In France, thousands of telephone calls asked “whether it was a fire, war or the end of the world.”

    All transatlantic radio communications were interrupted and not resumed until 11:30 p.m. Even in Canada, wire services were disrupted from Winnipeg to Montreal.

    “Shimmering Curtain”
    What was it that stirred so many people in so many lands? One report described it as “two magnificent arcs rising in the east and west, from which radiated pulsating beams like search lights in dark red, greenish blue and purple…a shimmering curtain of fire.” Another said it was a “huge blood-red beam of light…emblazoned on the sky.” In Switzerland and Austria, it was seen as a “glow, bathing snow-clad mountains…a beautiful sight.” A “most brilliant display,” something “rarely seen in Southern or Western Europe: and of exceptional amplitude…such as has not been seen in Western Europe since 1709,” were typical comments in the press.

    Despite numerous cables to The New York Times from around the world, the paper relegated the news to page 25 of its Jan. 26, 1938 issue. The reason may very well be that it was not considered unearthly at all but just an unusual recurrence of the aurora borealis.

    An aurora or a warning?
    After much study, scientists came to agree that this display did not fit in the pattern of an aurora borealis. An aurora is preceded by considerable sunspot activity. In this instance, there was almost nothing of the sort, only a single sunspot noticed the weekend before. Unlike the aurora, clearest in the arctic regions, this display was seen most vividly over an incredible area, as far south as Spain, Portugal and Bermuda. Moreover, while most auroras reach a height of 186 miles, some of the rays of this phenomenon reached the fantastic height of 434 miles.

    In September of 1938, Dr. Carl Stoermer of the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics in Oslo, Norway, published an article in a scientific journal indicating that the incident of January 25 was of unaccountable origin and mysterious in nature. He wrote that throughout the exhibition there was a noise “similar to the sound of burning grass and brush” in contrast to the silence of an aurora borealis.



    In spite of much study and investigation, scientists were unable to explain the great light that “struck fear into the hearts of millions” (F. Johnston). Rand McNally, Jr., a renowned nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II, has discovered that some of the properties of the 1938 “great light” matched almost exactly the artificial aurora created in the 1958 Johnston Island “Teak” atomic test.

    “The Great Sign”
    Sister Lucia, the seer of Fatima, knew the source and purpose of the great light. A Dorothean nun in a Portuguese convent at the time, she looked out the window of her cell on the night of Jan. 25, 1938, and recognized in the emblazoned sky an ominous sign from heaven.

    On July 13, 1917, during the third apparition of the Mother of God at Fatima, she heard Our Lady say, “When you see a night illuminated by an unknown light, know that it is the great sign that God gives you that He is going to punish the world for its crimes by means of war, famine and persecution of the Church and the Holy Father.”

    Sister would recall that Jacinta, her companion at Fatima 18 years before, while she lay dying, tortured by visions of war and death and hell, reminded her of “the light which the Lady told us would come one night before the war.” When Lucia realized that this was the great sign Our Lady had predicted, she wrote to the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon:

    “War is imminent. The sins of men will be washed in their own blood. Those nations will suffer most in the war which tried to destroy the kingdom of God. Portugal will suffer some of the circuмstances of war, but because of our country’s consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, she will not suffer them all.”

    War was indeed imminent.
    The day after the great light, Hitler took control of the German army with the intention of perpetrating one act of war after another. Little more than a month later, he marched his troops into Austria to take over that hapless nation.

    When Lucia was asked about Our Lady’s prophecy that “if people did not stop offending God, another war, even worse, will begin in the reign of Pius XI” (who reigned until Feb. 10, 1939), she explained that World War II really began with the invasion of Austria, which led to the invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. Mary’s prophecy was fulfilled.

    Needless to say, man learned nothing from World War I, the bloodiest war in all history, and set himself on the path to an even bloodier one. With the same pride and arrogance that brought him to war, he sought in his own way to insure the peace. Instead of turning away from sin by penance, he became more self-indulgent than ever before. His lust and greed sent soaring the rate of crime, divorce, political corruption, dishonesty in business and, one year after Our Lady’s public warning, the first capitulation of a Christian church to contraception. As Our Lady predicted, a worse war was the result.

    Eighty years later, what can we take from a strange light that appeared in the sky?




    Mary doesn’t use prophecy unnecessarily. She revealed at Fatima the powerful means by which war could be avoided and peace brought to our world, our nations, our homes. She pointed out that war is a consequence of sin and the way to prevent war is by penance, which is the antidote to sin. “Pray and do penance” was her constant message at Fatima. Souls are at stake.

    ...

    https://www.bluearmy.com/an-unknown-light-in-1938-demands-our-attention-even-today/

    p.s. I do not subscribe to this magazine.
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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #5 on: February 19, 2020, 05:08:23 PM »
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  • January 25, 1938 The Fatima Storm

    by Solar Storms | History |



    The Great Aurora was seen over the whole of Europe and as far south as Southern Australia, Sicily, Portugal and across the Atlantic to Bermuda and Southern California. Crowds in Vienna awaiting the iminent birth of Princess Juliana’s baby cheered the aurora as a lucky omen. The immense arches of crimson light with shifting areas of green and blue, radiated from a brilliant Auroral Crown near the zenith instead of appearing as usual in parallel lines. It was also considered to be one of the Fatima Prophesies by Roman Catholics worldwide.
    Image from Our Lady of Fatima Church, Ludlow, MA.

    Articles found:
    “Northern lights disrupt radios in Maine, frighten Europeans” – [Maine Press Herald, January 26, 1938, p. 1]
    “AUrora borealis startles Europe. People flee, call fireman” – [New York Times, January 26, 1938, p.25 ]
    “Magnetic storms playing heck with news wires” – [Dalas Morning News, January 26, 1938, p.1 ]
    “Aurora borealis cutting capers” – [Savanna Morning News, January 26, 1938, p. 1]
    “Borealis over Tennessee valey” – [The Kansas City Star, January 27, 1938]
    “Blame it on the sun” – [Rocky Mountain Herald, January 29, 1938, p.1 ]
    “Europe upset at first aurora since 1709” – [Bismark Tribune, January 26, 1938, p.2 ]
    “Aurora borealis glows in widest area since 1709” – [Chicago Daily Tribune, January 26, 1938, p.2 ]
    “Northern lights give prize show” – [Boston Globe, January 26, 1938, p.1 ]
    “Neon Lights in the sky: Display of aurora borealis viewed on two continents” – [Christian Science Monitor, January 26, 1938, p.1 ]
    “Northern lights down south” – [London Times, January 26, 1938, p. 12]
    “Aurora borealis abroad” – [London Times, January 27, 1938]
    Science Journal Reports:
    “A large sunspot” – [Nature, January 22, 1938, p.156]
    “Aurora of January 25-26” – [Nature, January 29, 1938, p.192]
    “The aurora of January 25-26” – [Nature, February 5, 1938, p.232-235]
    “Cosmic rays and the aurora of January 25-26” – [Nature, April 16, 1938, p.686-7]

    http://www.solarstorms.org/SS1938.html
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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #6 on: February 19, 2020, 05:13:33 PM »
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  • Here are some more articles.

    Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of France and Monthly Review of Astronomy, Meteorology and Globular Physics”, in the year 1938.

     An aurora borealis of exceptional beauty was visible in France and in almost all the countries of Europe, from the evening of Tuesday, January 25, 1938, to the morning of Wednesday, the 26th. In Switzerland, in England as well as in the regions of the West, Southwest and Southeast, right down to Provence, and even further south, in Italy and Portugal, in Sicily and Gibraltar, and even in North Africa, the phenomenon showed an exceptional intensity for these latitudes...

    The atmosphere had been cloudy and there had even been a slight drizzle around dusk. The sun had been invisible all day. But now, more than two hours after sunset, the clouds are dispelled. The northeast, northern and northwest horizons light up as though dawn were going to break all over again. For practical purposes it is dawn... but a nocturnal dawn, with a strange light; it is the aurora borealis.

     A pale, beautiful, greenish-blue light envelops the sky from northeast to northwest. Gradually, up above the sky turns fiery red and an irregular red arch appears. A sort of cloud tinged with purple condenses in the northeast and moves over towards the northwest, as if propelled by a mysterious breath. It folds over, undulates, dilates, vanishes and then reappears, while immense rays, whose colour passes from blood-red to orange-red to yellow, rise up to the zenith of the sky, enveloping the stars. The spectacle is enchanting and varied, animated with luminous palpitations, with extinctions and recrudescences.

     In the streets there is panic. “Paris is on fire!” In several villages of the province firemen are mobilized...» «An immense blood-red glow was extending over the sky...» 

    The review then gives a great number of statements from its correspondents, both from France and from foreign countries. Here are some significant excerpts:

     At the observatory of pic du Midi: «This remarkable aurora was the first ever observed from the station of pic du Midi. It constitutes a rare phenomenon for this latitude... The first impression was of a gigantic conflagration...»

     At La Chapelle-Saint-Laud, in Maine-et-Loire, the teacher kept this description given by one of his students, aged ten: «Yesterday evening there was a great red cloud; it was like a sheet of blood, then the cloud grew larger, forming great red threads, which kept going up, and below that, white threads, like chalk lines.

     In Oise, Mr. Henri Blain - at first believed that it was the grim reflection of a vast inferno... Many of the villagers, struck by the anomaly and intensity of the phenomenon, observedsomewhat nervously from the window sills of their houses...

    These red glows were visible, then disappeared, and later on reappeared after a more or less lengthy period of time...

    These luminous manifestations sometimes went up very high in the sky, and in colour and luminosity they were absolutely comparable to the very vivid reflections of a violent, nearby inferno... The intensity of this extraordinary celestial spectacle, its splendid brightness, its enormous extent, its extreme rarity at this intensity especially in our regions, and even more so in this season of the year, seemed worthy to us of being pointed out to the Society immediately.

     In Picardie: «At a quarter past five, noticed in the north-northwesterly direction a red glow which first attributed as being the result of a far-off inferno... Ten minutes later, the great purple spot was extending above our heads right up to Orion; other smaller and paler ones formed and disappeared in their turn. A few moments later, the blazing sky was being reflected in our faces; my wife, who was admiring the phenomenon at my side, appeared to me in a red reflection which seemed to me unreal. At a quarter to eight, the red glow reached its maximum intensity, almost the whole sky seemed to be on fire. A second drapery was quickly lit up, its luminosity was such that could tell the time on my watch. The spectacle was extraordinary. A brave peasant who had come near me to ask for news believed very seriously that it was announcing the end of the world!... The cocks, undoubtedly fooled by this unusual aurora, began crowing as though it were sunrise!

     At the minor seminary of Caen, the students contemplated from their dorm a great red sheet, through which a few stars could be seen.

     A witness from Vaucluse employs the same expression: «I was surprised to notice a great red sheet in the sky. For a moment it resembled a fire to me somewhere in the surrounding area, whose glowing light was reflected in the clouds… I observed that during the whole duration of the phenomenon the dogs in the village and surrounding area began barking and howling. They did not stop until about half past ten.

     In North Africa this aurora borealis was so intense that an admiral whose ships were cruising near the coast ordered a destroyer to turn towards the left, towards the northwest, for he too believed that a fire was in the distance.

     Another witness reports: This aurora was visible in almost all of Tunisia. It is a very rare phenomenon in our region since a similar one has not been recorded since 1891... In general it looked like a vast red or rose coloured glow, more or less streaked with white... The natives, who were very frightened, saw in it a warning of the divine wrath; the Europeans believed it was a huge, distant fire. The descriptions coming from various points in Tunisia always come back to the same expressions, which reveals that the phenomenon had an astonishing uniformity: «the sky turning red, a large reddish band which at first resembled a fire...», the «blazing sky», «a general blaze in the sky, the colour of a red brick, etc. The phenomenon was visible in all of North Africa.

     In England: a witness spoke of moving pleats of a red velour coloured curtain. The curtain was drawn and filled the whole space. In Switzerland: a spring-like day had preceded the unprecedented, unforgettable phenomenon.»

     The astronomical review gave some reports originating from Czechoslovakia and Romania:
    Very frequent but brief conflagrations inflamed the sky right up to its zenith. It seemed that the fiery arch in the sky had come very low.

     In Italy: A phenomenon extremely rare in our country.» It was visible at Pontevedra in Spain, In Portugal: Yesterday, for the first time in my life I observed a magnificent aurora borealis, a phenomenon very rare over here, which nobody can remember having seen for fifty years. At Lisbon and in all Portugal this phenomenon occasioned as much attention as surprise. Almost all the spectators believed that the sky was being lighted up by an enormous fire; and I myself believed the same thing at first. The apparition lasted almost two hours, from ten o’clock until midnight... Its colour was a more or less intense red.

     In the United States, «this aurora was spectacular... Early in the evening my attention was drawn to the east by an enormous conflagration. Over a wide area the sky was alight with a red glow and I believed at first that a great fire was devouring Hampton Beach. The aurora was also observed in Canada.

    http://motheofgod.com/threads/aurora-borealis-of-1938.4360/
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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #7 on: February 19, 2020, 05:46:41 PM »
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  • Wouldn't one expect an aurora to be seen in Norway?  I don't think this one is a warning, but rather, a beautiful natural sight created by a Sovereign God.  Of course, it can remind those who saw the lights in 1938 of the fact that God does indeed exist and that all creation will bow to Him.  My parents were both alive in 1938, but only Mom remembers hearing about this.  She was 12 years old.  My Dad doesn't recall hearing about it until the late 1940s when his Navy buddy, a devout Catholic, told him about Fatima.  Neither lived in a place where it was visible.  
    Seeing the Northern Lights in the USA is not unusual in the north most states.  I've seen them myself many times while living in northeastern New York, Maine, and Vermont.


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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #8 on: February 21, 2020, 08:17:00 AM »
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  • Reminiscent of Our Lady's warning about this being a harbinger of war/chastisement?
    We've had blue auroras before. This is nothing like the red arc.

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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
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  • Strange Green Auroras over Tromsø, Norway 2/18/2020 (Oxygen)



    https://www.spaceweather.com/
    This unusual aurora reminds me of shark teeth -- JAWS.
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    Re: Awesome Blue Auroras over Norway
    « Reply #10 on: February 21, 2020, 03:24:49 PM »
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  • My mother remembers seeing this light --- she was seven years old --- and she was not Catholic, nor was anyone else where she lived in a rural mountainous region of the eastern United States.  She tells me that people thought it was the end of the world, the "moon turned to blood" referred to in the Bible. 

    Was this prophecy known by the Catholic faithful when this incident took place in 1938?  Had the prophecy of Our Lady to Sister Lucia been released yet?  If so, was it common knowledge?  Put another way, did it occur to anyone, to connect the two things?