Northern Lights dancing over Christmas Cove by Captures By Ethan

Northern Lights over Cathead Bay

Captures By Ethan shared this stunning photo from Christmas Cove Beach of the Aurora Borealis dancing over Lake Michigan on Monday night.
July Northern Lights over Sleeping Bear Bay by Ethan Honke

Northern Lights are coming - how to see them in Leelanau

There's a strong possibility of significant Northern Lights next week so here's our list of tips to see the aurora borealis!!
Ghost Town Aurora by Michigan Nut

Big Northern Lights possible over next three nights!!

The NOAA/NWS Space Weather Prediction Center reports that geomagnetic Storm Watches are in effect from December 9th - 11th, 2020 due to anticipated Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) effects giving us a good chance of seeing the northern lights!
Night Sky from Empire Beach by Imagination Works

Northern Lights likely tonight & tomorrow!

The NASA/NWS Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a G2 (Moderate) Storm Watch for September 28-29th giving folks in Leelanau have a solid chance to see the northern lights!
Otter Creek Aurora by Heather Higham

Northern Lights likely tonight!

The NASA/NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center outlook for tonight says that Northern Lights are likely tonight in Leelanau.

Wildfire in the Sky: Remembering the March 13, 1989 Aurora Display

A massive wave of solar energy struck our atmosphere on the evening of March 13, 1989, creating one of the most impressive northern lights displays of the modern era.
Starry Aurora Sky by Owen Weber

See the Northern Lights in Leelanau!

Winter is a great time to see the Northern Lights, and while the next week looks pretty calm, I thought I’d share a couple tips to help you see the Aurora Borealis.

Ghost Town Aurora

Here's an awesome shot titled "Ghost Town Aurora" from Michigan Nut Photography showing the northern lights behind the Historic Sleeping Bear Inn in Glen Haven.

Otter Creek Aurora

Check out this incredible video that Heather of Snap Happy Gal Photography took the other night at Otter Creek Beach (Esch Rd) in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!

Northern Lights over Fishtown ... and all of Michigan

Ken shot this last night in Fishtown. The display of the aurora borealis was one of the finest in a decade and was part of an EXPLOSION of Northern Lights that was seen all over Michigan!

Northern Lights: Past, Present & Future

This weekend on Michigan in Pictures we featured an article by Suttons Bay writer Kim Schneider about the Northern Lights. As a side note, it ended up being our most popular post ever when it was featured on the Pure Michigan Facebook.