Low auroral band and the big dipper over rock outcropping and spruce.
Posted by lwpetersen | December 27, 2014

The big dipper and north star is the subject of the Flag of Alaska (designed by 13 year old Benny Benson in 1927, when Alaska was still a territory). I...

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A two image panorama of the aurora over one of the rock outcroppings on Murphy Dome. It was a nice, warm night to go snowshoeing, but really windy.
Posted by lwpetersen | December 16, 2014

Last night I strapped on my snowshoes to take a walk around Murphy Dome. It's not really my favorite spot, but it's a convenient location with a good view and...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 19, 2013

See the full gallery here. Sunday was just another one of 'those' days on Murphy Dome. The 80 degree temperatures have finally gone away and the forecast mentioned it would...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 11, 2012

Last night Jason (blog | flickr) and I went out shooting on Murphy Dome. The hope was (like always) to photograph the incredible aurora we were supposed to have. Like...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 20, 2012

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 | June 19, 2011

Kate and I went for a walk on Murphy Dome yesterday. The temps in Fairbanks hit the mid-high 70's, but up in the hills it was a comfortable 64. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 30, 2011

Frickin' gorgeous place this is . . .Kate and I drove up Murphy Dome and explored some of the trails a bit. I realized that this was the first time...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 24, 2010

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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