Robert Arn
Image taken:
Jul. 15, 2012
Pawnee Grasslands, CR-61, Colorado
This was the first time I ever saw an aurora. It is very rare that they are visible from Northern Colorado. As soon as I stepped out of the car, the northern sky appeared as it was on fire. I imaged the event for a good 30 minutes before the Moon-Venus-Jupiter conjunction rose above the horizon. To see the two events side-by-side was incredible! Location: Pawnee Grasslands, CR-61, Colorado Date: 2012-07-15 Camera: Canon XSi (modified) Lens: Canon 50mm f/1.4 Mount: Astrotrac Shot: 13-panel Mosaic 13x8 seconds f/2.5 ISO 1600 Processing: Photoshop, Topaz
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