Aurora corona - Brooks Range, Alaska
Aurora corona - Brooks Range, Alaska

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Caption   A brilliant aurora corona appears above the Brooks Range in northern Alaska on the evening of March 21, 2015. When aurora are seen directly overhead, they can assume a coronal form where the vertical auroral rays appear to come from a single point. This is an optical illusion, as the rays are actually parallel.
Photo Id   w4228-5c2c-4b8c3
Date and Time   March 21, 2015   11:06 PM
Location   Brooks Range, Alaska
latitude 68° 8' 13.0" N       longitude 149° 26' 38.8" W
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Keywords   aurora, northern lights, aurora borealis, corona, stars, Brooks Range, Alaska, AK, United States, green, purple, magenta, violet
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