It was Halloween and the sky looked like a creature.
Exactly which creature, the
astrophotographer was unsure
(but possibly you can suggest one).
Exactly what caused the
eerie apparition was sure:
one of the best
auroral displays in recent memory.
spectacular aurora had an unusually high degree of
above, the vivid green and purple
auroral colors are caused by high atmospheric
reacting to a burst of incoming
Birch trees in Tromsø,
formed an also
Many other photogenic auroras have been triggered by
recent energetic flares on the Sun.
Credit & Copyright:
Ole C. Salomonsen
(Arctic Light Photo)