What spooky planet is this?
Planet Earth of course, on the dark and stormy night
of September 12 at Hverir, a geothermally active area
along the volcanic
landscape in northeastern Iceland.
Geomagnetic storms produced the
auroral display in the
starry night sky
while ghostly towers of steam and gas venting
danced against the eerie greenish light.
Tonight, there is still a chance for
triggered by recent solar activity, so high-latitude skygazers
And ghostly shapes may dance in your neighborhood, too.
Have a safe and