Aurora - Mount Sukakpak, Alaska
Aurora - Mount Sukakpak, Alaska

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Caption   A spectacular aurora appears above Mount Sukakpak, in the Brooks Range of northern Alaska, on the evening of March 19, 2015. Aurora occur when fast-moving charged particles from the sun are directed by the Earth's magnetic field to the polar regions, where they strike molecules in the atmosphere and cause them to emit light.
Photo Id   w3816-a46a-f3afc
Date and Time   March 19, 2015   10:24 PM
Location   Mount Sukakpak, Alaska
latitude 67° 38' 25.8" N       longitude 149° 43' 45.2" W
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