Aurora Twister
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 21, 2020
Aurora Twister

Purchase Print A monstrous display of the northern lights over the Chena River Valley and Hills from the Angel Rocks trail. The night started out pretty slow with low aurora...

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Still Going Strong
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 13, 2020
Still Going Strong

Purchase Print I was lucky to witness this incredible display of the northern lights from the Granite Tors Trail, about 40 miles outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. It was a miserable...

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Northern Lights Spiral
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 7, 2020
Northern Lights Spiral

Purchase Print Intense aurora appears in a spiral pattern over snow-covered spruce trees. More magical light from Fairbanks. This was taken during a week in 2015 when the aurora was...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 1, 2020
Snowy Aurora

For a solid week, the aurora danced across the sky almost every night under a bright moon in 2015. The contrast of the bright snowy forest and the lit-up sky...

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auroral corona (northern lights) directly overhead
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 24, 2020
Corona

Aurora Photo Gallery The aurora borealis, otherwise known as the northern lights in the northern hemisphere, are the biggest draws for tourists in the winter here in Fairbanks. It’s understandable....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 19, 2020
Twilight Aurora

Aurora in Twilight Buy This Print Watching the northern lights before it's dark is one of the most amazing experiences. The cobalt blue sky is already striking. The emerald and...

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Northern lights reflecting off of overflow on the Chena River
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 14, 2020
Aurora Overflow

Aurora over the frozen Chena River Buy This Print I took this photo along the Angel Rocks trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area. Here the aurora borealis is...

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Aurora borealis over a snow-covered boreal forest in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 5, 2020
Boreal Forest Aurora

Aurora borealis over a snow-covered boreal forest Buy This Print Moonlight illuminates the snow-covered spruce trees while the aurora borealis dances overhead. The boreal forests in the interior of Alaska...

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Aurora borealis over the Granite Tors trail in Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 1, 2020
Aurora Going Strong

Aurora Going Strong - Granite Tors, Alaska Buy This Print Aurora borealis from the Granite Tors trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area near Fairbanks. This was one of...

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Aurora borealis and moon over a forest near Fairbanks Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 27, 2020
Bright Moon and Aurora Borealis

Bright Moon and Aurora Borealis Buy This Print The downside about a bright moon is that it can often drown out the northern lights. But not always. Sometimes the aurora...

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