Aurora Borealis – February 19-21, 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 21, 2021
Aurora Borealis – February 19-21, 2021

Aurora borealis displays February 19-21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Geomagnetic storms sparked from a fast solar wind from a coronal hole have provided us with great northern lights!

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Winter Sights – Fairbanks
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 2, 2021
Winter Sights – Fairbanks

Auroral band behind the trees | Purchase Print We've had some wonderful winter sights, and a handful of light shows so far this winter. This is my 11th full winter...

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Project 365: 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 11, 2021
Project 365: 2021

Project 365: I'm taking a photo a day throughout 2021.

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SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 9, 2021
Favorite Photos Taken After 2019 and Before 2021

Some of my photo highlights from 2020

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Flickr color logo
Posted by Lee Petersen | December 7, 2020
New Flickr Groups

The past few months, I've been re-vamping my presence on Flickr. I've certainly waxed and waned in my usage of the photo-sharing platform over the last 11 years, but frankly,...

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Honesty in Aurora Photography
Posted by Lee Petersen | November 21, 2020
Honesty in Aurora Photography

I've heard a few stories recently about disappointed "aurora tourists" around the world. Do the photos really look like what you see in social media? My article on honesty in...

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A hiker on the Gulkana Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 6, 2020
Late summer day hikes around Fairbanks

Late summer day-hiking near Fairbanks in 2020. Photos from the Gulkana Glacier, Nome Creek, Creamer's Field, and Angel Rocks.

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Ice Crystals in R-Channels
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 5, 2020
Ice Crystals in R-Channels

Photos and brief description of ice crystal growth in an R-channel, or Röthlisberger style subglacial channel in winter - Castner Glacier - Alaska Range

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Mt. Healy, High Blood Pressure, and Not COVID – July 2020
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 30, 2020
Mt. Healy, High Blood Pressure, and Not COVID – July 2020

In late July, Cat and I attempted to hike Mt. Healy via Bison Gulch, just south of Healy, Alaska. It gets added to the list of failed attempts on my...

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Park visitors speak with Denali National Park Rangers and staff outside the Visitor Center which is closed for the 2020 summer season due to COVID-19.
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 25, 2020
Weekend in Denali – Year of COVID-19

At the beginning of July, we spent a weekend in Denali, camping for 2 nights at the Riley Creek Campground. For a change, we weren't off for big adventures, but...

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