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 | August 24, 2012
Smoke over Fairbanks

There's a new wildfire burning . . . Smoke rises from the Dry Creek Fire southeast of Fairbanks. This shot was taken from the Alaska Dog Mushers Association on August...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 4, 2012
To Do in Fairbanks: Go for a walk – UAF or Murphy Dome, get beer at Silver Gulch

After a night of barely sleeping and being woken by a barking dog in between bouts of staring at the ceiling it's comforting to have to put on warm slippers...

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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 | May 30, 2012
The light won’t leave me alone

Over the last two weeks spring has come and gone. The mosquitoes are out in full-force, but I don't think they are as bad as last year. I'd like to...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 14, 2012
Saturday Walk

Just now the birch leaves are starting to open in Fairbanks. Many of the willows and alders are still barren near us, only a few of the smaller ones are...

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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 13, 2012
2012 World Ice Art Championships

We went a little late to the World Ice Art Championships this year. It started on February 28th, but we didn't make it there until March 12th after the multi-blocks...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 8, 2012
Ok, fine, don’t light up the night . . . hmph

Awaiting the geomagnetic storm of the century we were supposed to have last night, frustration began before the Sun even went down. Apparently the aurora has been pretty good for...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 6, 2012
Castner Creek and Castner Glacier

The snowy drive south of Delta Junction. Last weekend was the last outing for the ski mountaineering class. Saturday morning we drove down the Richardson Highway. After a brief stop...

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