Tag Archives: aurora

Purely Pacific Northwest

A great job by John Eklund, photographer from Portland, Oregon. Who show us the beautiful NW region of the US with some time lapse photography.
Various locations include …
Mt. Shuksan, Crater Lake, Mt. Bachelor, Mount St. Helens, Oregon’s Badlands, Painted Hills, Cape Kiwanda, Mt. Hood, Lost lake, and Cannon Beach
I started this project in July 2011 [...]

Celestial Lights

The video is shot in the northern parts of Norway, Finland and Sweden during autumn 2011, winter and spring 2012.

For those who do not know, auroras are caused by solar activity. This is shortly visualized in the video. Our suns activity varies in 11 year cycles, and we are closing solar maximum (solar max) for [...]

Aurora from Norway

Last week Christian Mülhauser was again in Norway for shooting northern lights. This time he was very lucky, there was a lot of activity on the sky especially on the 24 January. The scenes are from Ravnastua, Skoganvarre and Lakselv. The first two days he had a lot of trouble with frozen Cameras. It was [...]

Red Aurora Australis

The red color of this aurora is caused by the charged particles from the Sun exciting oxygen atoms high in the Earth’s atmosphere. Hopefully there will be more to come as Sun’s activity increases in 2012-13.
Being able to photograph it all night Alex Cherney came up with a nice video. The brighter Aurora happened on [...]

Photography little gems VI

Small fotos not shown on previous:
Aurora australis, the southern polar lights
Aurora borealis, the northern polar lights

Photography little gems VI
Credit orvaratli
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Aurora Australis, the southern polar lights

Aurora Borealis southern counterpart, the aurora australis or the southern polar lights, has similar properties, but is only visible from high southern latitudes in Antarctica, South America, or Australasia. Australis is the Latin word for “of the South.”
The light show comes to us courtesy of our Sun. Electrically charged particles produced on the Sun [...]

Aurora Australis at the South Pole (2008)
Aurora Australis at the South Pole (2008) Credit Euclid vanderKroew
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Aurora Borealis, the northern polar lights.

Aurora Borealis or commonly named The Northern Lights is a natural display of lights in the North Pole regions of our globe.  The lights appear as flowing streams of color in the sky taking different shapes and contours and often look like a multicolored curtain coming down from outer space.
The light show comes to us [...]

Aurora Boreal, Iceland.
Aurora Boreal, Iceland. Credit well_lucio
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