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Aurora, Stars, Meteor, Lake, Alaska October 9, 2007

Posted by jtintle in Planets, Space Fotos.
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Credit:

Bud Kuenzli

Description:

Sometimes, after your eyes adapt to the dark, a spectacular sky appears. In this case, a picturesque lake lies in front of you, beautiful green aurora flap high above you, brilliant stars shine far in the distance, and, for a brief moment, a bright meteor streaks by. This digitally fused breathtaking panorama was captured late last month across one of the Chena Lakes in North Pole, Alaska, USA, and includes the Pleiades open cluster of stars on the image right. The shot is unusual not only for the many wonders it has captured simultaneously, but because lakes this far north tend to freeze and become non-reflecting before a sky this dark can be photographed.

Comments

1. ClevelandJohnson - October 23, 2007

The space is awesome and I was just wondering if you went on a space rocke.can i ask you 1 quiestion

2. jtintle - October 25, 2007

Ask away my friend


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