A solar storm as large as four planet Earths has been recorded hovering above the Sun's surface.
Footage of the Northern Lights was captured by Spencer Dant who was flying over Alaska.
States from Oregon to Pennsylvania could see spectacular auroras thanks to a huge eruption of plasma from the sun.
SpaceX said dozens of newly launched Starlink satellites could be lost, but they are not expected to pose any danger as they head back to Earth.
Space weather is driven by activity from the sun.
Venus, Earth and Jupiter's tidal forces influence the solar magnetic field.
The Space Weather Prediction Center says the "moderate" storm will arrive on May 16.
A sunspot region produced a series of coronal mass ejections starting on May 10.
The X9.3 solar flare was the largest since 2005 when an X17 flare was recorded.