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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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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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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Aurora Borealis spiral over a boreal forest
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 17, 2015
Photo of the Week – “Northern Lights Spiral”

"Northern Lights Spiral" -- Photo of the week ending February 7, 2015 The northern lights in a spiral, from the display on February 1st, 2015. You can read about and...

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Incredible northern lights display over a snow-clad forest in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 26, 2015
Boreal Winter – Black and White, Day and Night

Welcome to the Alaska interior, welcome to the boreal forest. This is a unique biome. Coniferous trees dominate the landscape, yet stands of birch and aspen remain plentiful in many...

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Aurora over snow-covered forest.
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 15, 2015
Photo of the week — “Northern Lights”

“Northern Lights” — photo of the week ending January 10, 2015 After about 20 minutes of bright aurora bands filling the sky, it seemed like the display was fading, the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 29, 2014
Aurora Borealis – November 21, 2014

With little to no snow on the ground I packed up my winter hiking boots instead of my ski boots and hiked slowly out to Angel Rocks (about 50 miles...

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