Subject: Auroral Corona - looking south up to the zenith
Exposure: 50 seconds
Processing: Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Lens: Zenitar 16mm f/2.8 fisheye @ f/3.4
Mount: Fixed tripod
Film: 35mm Kodak Ektachrome E200, pushed +1
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station. East Dennis, Massachusetts
Date: October 30, 2003
Comments: The beautiful starburst formation called a corona can be seen at center shrouding the Great Square of Pegasus while
the planet Mars skirts above the pine trees a bottom center.
An auroral corona is only visible during very strong geomagnetic storms and is an extremely rare sight from 42N latitude!
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© Chris Cook 2003