Blue Flame, Colour photograph (Giclée) by Shane Lamb. Alaskan night sky is dark from August to April. The Aurora is a natural light display caused by charged particles from the sun interacting with the earth's atmosphere. When these particles collide with
Travelling across the universe with astrophotographer Mike Taylor
'Moonlight Aurora II' - photo by Mike Taylor; Taylor says, "The Moon was very bright and washed out a lot of the sky and the aurora but made for some nice lighting on the snow during the quick Northern Lights display in mid-February.