Northern Lights Alaska – My photo and video blog from some of the nice aurora borealis displays over Alaska

Posted by lwpetersen | October 31, 2013
Pulsating aurora

On the morning of October 30 I woke up and went outside to use the outhouse, like everyone does in the morning, and the sky was pulsing green. Pulsating aurora...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 25, 2012
Day after Thanksgiving Aurora

The other evening we were met by green skies! Here is a time-lapse and a bunch of pictures. https://vimeo.com/55790487 Four time-lapse sequences. You may want to click on HD first....

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 25, 2012
First aurora shots of the season

It feels like I've been waiting for so long! The sky was almost completely overcast last night, but at midnight Kate was called to babysit. The dog started crying when...

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Posted by lwpetersen | June 14, 2012
Another Aurora Timelapse

I started re-organizing my filesystem for my photos last weekend and I stumbled upon an aurora timelapse that I had never published. As it turns out, it is also one...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 14, 2012
Aurora . . . wait for it . . .

Here is a still image from two time-lapses stitched together (below) from early in the morning on March 13 (or really late March 12). The night started out pretty dull,...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 1, 2012
Another time-lapse; Welcome March!

Purchase Prints or License | A still from the time-lapse below. It was a really good start to the month! At 12:30am I was editing the previous time-lapse and I...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 1, 2012
First D7000 Timelapse

The Nikon D7000 is the first camera I've owned with a built in intervalometer. The aurora didn't seem incredibly active tonight so I decided this would be a good time...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 20, 2012
I . . . am an idiot, but look how cool this is!

The aurora came out incredibly early, shining brightly in the twilight sky directly overhead. This night was one of the most incredibly gorgeous aurora displays I've seen yet. You should...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 15, 2012
Happy Valentine’s Day Aurora!

Valentine's Day is over and in standard form, I am sick. After a day of deteriorating health, Kate has talked me into staying at home today. Since I'm coughing, sneezing,...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 13, 2012
Three pictures from this morning

This morning I woke up a little after 6am, went out to the outhouse, and noticed something unusual for these morning hours . . . the sky was green! Finally...

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