Northern Lights Alaska – My photo and video blog from some of the nice aurora borealis displays over Alaska

Posted by Lee Petersen | March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024 – Keeping a Watchful Eye on the Aurora

The next couple of nights might be good times to watch the sky. On March 23, a strong X1.1 flare from 2 sunspots released an associated coronal mass ejection (CME)...

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Aurora Borealis – February 26, 2023
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 27, 2023
Aurora Borealis – February 26, 2023

Beautiful layers of aurora dancing in the moonlight on February 26, 2023 It's safe to say the Sun has been incredibly active the last few weeks. On February 24 and...

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Valentine’s Day Aurora – 2023
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 15, 2023
Valentine’s Day Aurora – 2023

Valentine's Day Aurora - February 14, 2023 Great show with lots of photos of the northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska and information on potential displays over the next few days!

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Aurora Borealis – January 14, 2023
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 15, 2023
Aurora Borealis – January 14, 2023

One of the 250 photos I took of the aurora borealis on the night of January 14, 2023 On the evening of January 14, 2023, between 9:30 and 10:15 pm...

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Aurora Borealis – November 28-29, 2022
Posted by Lee Petersen | November 29, 2022
Aurora Borealis – November 28-29, 2022

Aurora Borealis - November 28-29, 2022 from Fairbanks, Alaska. Photos, stories, and potential up-coming northern lights on my aurora blog.

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Early November Light
Posted by Lee Petersen | November 11, 2021
Early November Light

I'm always amazed at how fast the seasons change here in Fairbanks. Not just the weather but the daylight. It didn't even get fully dark at night three months ago....

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Aurora Borealis – October 11, 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | October 12, 2021
Aurora Borealis – October 11, 2021

Aurora dancing in the night sky on October 11, 2021 - Fairbanks, Alaska | Purchase Print On October 9, 2021, a coronal mass ejection (CME) from an associated M1 solar...

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Faint aurora glow in the northern sky from Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 12, 2021
Aurora and STEVE – September 12, 2021

A few photos of a faint aurora and STEVE from Fairbanks, Alaska from the early morning of September 12, 2021.

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New Season of Aurora Borealis – September 1, 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 10, 2021
New Season of Aurora Borealis – September 1, 2021

Aurora borealis on September 1, 2021 from Fairbanks, Alaska. In my aurora blog and my photo of the week ending September 5, 2021.

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April 25, 2021 – Aurora Borealis
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 25, 2021
April 25, 2021 – Aurora Borealis

On April 25, 2021 I hiked out to watch the northern lights from Angel Rocks. It turned out to be one of the best displays I've seen in ten years!

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