Here’s some time-lapse video taken in Norway of the auroras caused by the solar flares. Gorgeous.
And here’s a pic from of the Aurora Australis … from space!
Taken by Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers on board the International Space Station between Antarctica and Australia March 10, 2012. [REUTERS/Andre Kuipers/ESA/NASA/Handout]
All I can say (apart from “wow”) is: “thank you magnetosphere for not letting this fry us!”