Light Pillars
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 29, 2020
Light Pillars

A light pillar display over Fairbanks on a very cold January evening in Fairbanks, Alaska. This photo was taken from the University of Alaska near the Geophysical Institute. Typically the...

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Atmospheric Optics Over the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 9, 2020
Atmospheric Optics Over the Black Rapids Glacier

Purchase Print I photographed this awesome sight while doing field work out on the Black Rapids Glacier in the eastern Alaska Range. The view is to the southeast and you...

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Alpenglow
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 8, 2020
Alpenglow

Purchase Print Alpenglow disappears slowly on a peak in the Alaska Range. Incredible pastels filled the sky and glance a few of the higher ridges and peaks during the "blue...

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Parhelia, or sun dogs in the sky over a snowy forest in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 2, 2020
Parhelia

Parhelia - Fairbanks, Alaska Buy This Print There was strong parhelia and sun pillar while driving home from the Yukon Quest start yesterday. This photo was taken at 1:40 pm, very close...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 16, 2011
When the weather outside is . . .

I woke up this morning and went to the outhouse; it was pretty freaking cold outside. Cold and dark. The Sun is only out for a little over six hours...

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