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September 29, 2011 Auroras

Grand Rapids, MN

This was the third night in a row of auroras from AR1302 flares and subsequent CME impacts to Earth. Tonight, I chose Peterson Road as my filming location for the first time. It was a great place to view. I even had a couple visitors to see the show with me, but there were a few clouds, and the auroras never became very dramatic.

Nice Auroras
Auroras over the black spruce trees.
Nice Auroras
A longer exposure pointed at the green band on the horizon.

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