Aurora over Fairbanks, Alaska in August 2000
all images in this gallery: © 2000 - 2016 Dirk Obudzinski
Fairbanks under cloud cover seen here from the Tanana Valley at an elevation of 1300 ft and a distance of
20 miles to the west. The planets Saturn and Jupiter are aligned with Aldebaran and the Pleiades star cluster.
An outburst of auroral activity is occurring at the most eastern part of the display during this 10 sec. exposure.