Astro photography
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Aurora

Aurora, October 29, 2003. One of the best aurora displays in many years happened on this night. I was lucky to have clear skies to observe and photograph it. A few days earlier the sun had unleashed a massive coronal mass ejection aimed right at earth, and when it reached here a spectacular aurora covered most of the sky. This image was featured on the SpaceWeather website and on German television.

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Steve Irvine
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