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“Look Behind You”

© 2012

“…Though ever alert while aurora watching under the stars, one shouldn’t forget to turn around from time to time. Powerful auroral displays do not have specific locations in the sky where they will form. Often they will appear out of nowhere, dance across the stars for a moment, then vanish as quickly. World class auroral displays, such as Alaska frequently enjoys, will cover the entire night sky like an ‘umbrella’ spilling downward to every horizon. Those auroras will make you spin around in circles, not knowing which direction to look in any given moment…”

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