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“Color my World”

© 2001

“…The major stars of Ursa Major, the Big Dipper, sparkle in the sky as an awe-inspiring flood of very rare aurora emanates from the center of night. The moon shines at the edge of the powerful light show, while the birch and spruce forest frames the exquisite scene. Colorful auroras like this only occur a half dozen times a decade and viewing this one straight overhead is called a ‘corona’. It is one of the more spectacular shapes aurora can turn into and will test the neck of even the most avid sky watchers…”

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