Alaska's Northern Lights - 2018

A REAL AURORA FINALLY Our 2 nd night at Chena found us at last "in the money." That was quite rare since auroras usually appear late at night and/or early in the morning hours and we found ourselves called out at 8:30 p.m. How cooperative could we have hoped the aurora would be? Gordon had told us that such an early hour is most unusual and not to be expected. Struggling to get into our warm clothes as fast as possible, we rushed out into the night to find the sky ablaze with color above us! There were "fountains" of green rising from the horizon. There were long banners across the sky that twisted and turned and coiled around themselves. There were glows on the horizon as well with both green and reddish colors. The ribbons of color danced across the sky as we had so hoped to see. The show was spectacular and moving as well.

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