Posted by Lee Petersen | November 17, 2010
Sundogs

Thanks Jason for the picture.Here I am with Manbharat outside the Reichardt Building posing in front of two fantastic sun dog/pillar rainbows. I've never seen any as extensive as this....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 12, 2010
Finally a Few Aurora Photos from Murphy Dome

I took a drive out to Murphy Dome earlier tonight to take some pictures. It was a little eerie walking around in the dark by myself on top of the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 11, 2010
This is What Our Cabin Looked Like Tonight

It was really pretty, so I took a picture. But then I came back inside. Because it is cold. The Sun rises a little after 9am, and sets before 4pm,...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 8, 2010
Fairbanks, Alaska

Night view of Fairbanks from the top of Murphy Dome. Kate and I haven't spent a whole lot of time in Fairbanks since getting here. So, we thought it would...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 3, 2010
A Day of Firsts

Today I voted for the first time in the state of Alaska. Also, today our brand new car broke something fierce. Today was my first witnessed continuous sunrise/sunset. While Kate...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 30, 2010
Sunrise from home

I finally had the chance to sleep in after one of the longest and hardest work weeks I have ever had. I think I worked an average of 16 hours...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 24, 2010
Murphy Dome at night

I have a lot of new pictures I would like to share, I hope you don't mind. Jason and Alex, fellow grad students, and I drove up to Murphy Dome...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 21, 2010
Yesterday: Sunrise to Sunset

Yesterday the Sun rose at 9:00 am Alaska time. Every day here is a totally new play on the lighting over the Tanana Valley and the Alaska Range. Yesterday was...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 17, 2010
Northern Lights

The aurora stopped by again tonight and I was camera ready. With the help of spaceweather.com it's pretty easy to stay on top of things. The statistical auroral oval provided...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 11, 2010
Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Fairbanks!

Today is October 11th!  The temperature forecast for Dover, NH is 62 [deg F];  Stillwater, MN will be 76;  Cincinnati, OH will be about 86.  Here in Fairbanks it will...

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