A bit of aurora shortly before the clouds rolled in - trees illuminated by the moon.
Posted by lwpetersen | December 14, 2014

It seems like every night the clouds roll in fast, no matter how nice of a day it may have been. I still managed to catch some brief glimpses of...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 29, 2014

With little to no snow on the ground I packed up my winter hiking boots instead of my ski boots and hiked slowly out to Angel Rocks (about 50 miles...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 15, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYjjI0WdZdg Well . . . last night was incredible. The aurora was out shortly after nightfall. Diffuse bands filled the sky between 8-11 pm. Shortly after 11 pm the sky...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 30, 2014

Aurora in twilight - gallery | prints I love eating dinner, then walking out our door to sights like this. Any night I don't have to stay up until 4...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 10, 2014

Aurora band from US Creek Road overlooking the White Mountains. My mother and father in law have been to Fairbanks four times, including two very cold winter visits. To our...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 16, 2014

Shortly after 11 pm on Friday (April 11) I walked outside to find the sky was still bright with twilight. The stars were shining, and the aurora was as bright...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 22, 2014

Definitely the best show of the year so far. Absolutely fantastic. I took out the new lens. Unfortunately I found one drawback to it: it is really easy to knock...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 10, 2014

Another late night/early morning, surprise showing of the northern lights.  "No time! Run down the street with the camera in your pajamas!" The bands started to shimmer and move ....

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Posted by lwpetersen | January 2, 2014

You couldn't ask for much more; we had a phenomenal (if not short) northern lights display on the first night of the year 2014. I took the dog out for...

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Posted by lwpetersen | December 24, 2013

*A few site updates today: I have a new facebook page where I'll be posting a lot of content over the next few weeks and hopefully holding a raffle for...

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