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“Nightfall Lavenders”

© March 26th, 2017

“The lengthening twilights of Alaskan springtime allow the rich blues of dusk to blend with the stars.  While dusk silhouettes the lofty summits of Mt. Foraker, Hunter and Denali from the northwest, a vibrant lavender-laced auroral curtain brightens at the edge of night and twilight, lending its reflective radiance below on the great snow-covered Alaska Range.  Rare colorful bursts of sweetlight like this explode very briefly, mingle for mere seconds and then are gone forever.  Nightfall comes, dusk disappears, the aurora moves onward and the stars take over the sky”

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