Check out SpaceWeather today for they just posted an alert regarding a spectacular solar eruption.
And if that doesn’t catch your attention, the picture below the alert is awesome-prettiest northern lights I have seen. I’ve duplicated it below for your viewing enjoyment.
Space Weather News for Sept. 9, 2010
SPECTACULAR ERUPTION: Just as sunspot 1105 was turning away from Earth on Sept 8th, the active region unleashed a spectacular eruption of plasma and extreme ultraviolet radiation. Earth was not in the line of fire–this time. Must-see movies from the Solar Dynamics Observatory and other spacecraft are highlighted on today’s edition of http://spaceweather.com.