16 December 2013

Northern Lights

Everyone seems to be fascinated with the aurora borealis, visible so often in northern latitudes. The Anchorage Daily News has a collection of reader snapshots here.

Here are a couple, just to whet your appetite:



See the rest at the link.


joated said...

I would put seeing these on my bucket list...if I every get the nerve to head to Alaska during the winter months.

Right now, going to Key West in January or February is far more likely!

Rev. Paul said...

With the winters y'all get in the Adirondacks, winter here wouldn't be that much different. But I understand the desire to go someplace warm. :^)

Old NFO said...

They are beautiful, but play absolute hell with comms... sigh

Rev. Paul said...

I hear you, NFO, but ... oh, what the heck. They're purty!

threecollie said...

They are gorgeous! I have seen them maybe three times in my life...pretty amazing!

Rev. Paul said...

Agreed, threecollie - and if you're far enough from town, you can hear them. They make ... sounds.