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Sage, Milky Way, Grand Canyon
Progression, Svalbard
Pinyon, Grand Canyon
Milky Way, Pines
Lunar halo, Pennsylvania
Milky Way over Mt Paku
Polaris, Lomaki
Freya Castle, Cape Royal, Grand Canyon
Comet Lovejoy, Taos
Texas Star Trails
Eclipsed sun setting, Cleveland
Aurora borealis, Svalbard
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Lunar eclipse of Sept 27, 2015
Airliner & MOON
Under the Stars in Inner Mongolia
Space Shuttle Atlantis Cargo bay
An Astro Selfie
Photographing The Milky Way
Venus Transit of the Sun
Bubble Nebula NGC 7635
Cocoon Nebula
Orion Nebula Complex

3rd Annual Air & Space Photo Contest
Aurora borealis, Svalbard

A brilliant display of aurora borealis over the icy terrain as seen from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. After two mostly cloudy nights and little action, a greenish glow appeared near the horizon and grew in size and altitude to this stunning structure.

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New York, New York, United States of America
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© Stan Honda.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2015
Total Views: 933
Filed Under: Astronomy
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2015, 9:41 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 14mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen