Aurora Overflow

Northern lights reflecting off of overflow on the Chena River
Aurora over the frozen Chena River

I took this photo along the Angel Rocks trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area. Here the aurora borealis is reflecting off of overflow on the Chena River. A friend and I snowshoed up the highpoint on the Angel Rocks to Chena Hot Springs trail in the dark to get better views. The clouds eventually overtook the sky, but we had nearly 4 hours of hiking under the northern lights.

Check out the rest of the gallery from this evening here!

CameraNikon NIKON D7100 (Current model NIKON D7500)
LensSigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM for Nikon (For Canon cameras)
Focal Length17.0 mm (25.0 mm in 35mm)
Aperturef/2.8
Exposure Time15s (15)
ISO1600
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