Northern Lights Now publishes the AuroraCast three-day aurora forecast twice each day at 00:30GMT and 12:30GMT (8:30EST). Each daily “clock” shows the expected maximum KP for each 3-hour period during that 24 hour periods. NLN includes the predicted lunar phase because darker skies mean better chances to see the northern lights.
Lunar IlluminationForecast Moon phase: Waning Gibbous Moon
Lunar IlluminationForecast Moon phase: Third Quarter
Lunar IlluminationForecast Moon phase: Waning Crescent Moon
Forecast values comes from NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) and are based on WSA-Enlil modeling of events and features of the coronosphere on the Sun.