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Posted By: LarsW, 03-22-2015, 06:05 AM

This tuesday was a fantastic Aurora. Lucky to at last find a place away from fog and light pollution


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04-17-2015, 03:44 AM   #16
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The camera has the big advantage of long exposure to build up the light and colours. You are right that with the naked eye the aurora most often looks pale green.

We had aurora activity for hours yesterday again, a majestic final for this season. Now follows 4 months of not-enough-dark-night.
Regardless, those are lovely aurora shots. Very nice. I found it very hard not to get a degree of star trailing.

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Well, in reality, the northern lights certainly don't look nearly as vivid with the naked eye - if my experience in Iceland in September is anything to go by.
Curiously, it seems that the norther lights have green as a dominant colour while for the southern lights it's red. Here's some video in real time.

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Curiously, it seems that the norther lights have green as a dominant colour while for the southern lights it's red. Here's some video in real time.

https://youtu.be/ErJxm670CSU
Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis are basically containing same waves. They are just mirrored. Mostly it's green but depends on the ingredient.

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