The 1859 Carrington Event

On September 3, 1859, the Memphis Tennessee Daily Appeal noted a most startling event. “On Thursday night last, about 12 o clock, the heavens were suddenly lit up as with a half dozen moons.” The lights were the aurora borealis, and the Carrington Event deserves to be remembered.

Nov 23, 2022 | 16:58 | Lance Geiger

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