New & Recent Releases Intro to The Aurora Collection Some History - First Aurora
You Can Still Enjoy The Northern Lights In Alaska's Endless Summer Sunlight!
Proudly celebrating over 23 years at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.
AurorA-Alaska's Great Northern Lights reflects 40 + years of Alaska's finest and rarest
auroral photography across magnificent vistas. AurorA is now projected in stunning High
Definition BluRay® and has been enjoyed by thousands of world travelers and local Alaskans alike.
We are excited for next year's 2023 season which opens May 24th through September 1st!
If you didn’t make it to the 2022 show, AurorA DVD’s & BluRay® Disks are always available online!
AurorA Show® Rates & Location Info "Name This Photo" Contest
“…Generally a northern latitude summertime phenomena, noctilucent clouds (NLC) are the highest of the exotic clouds known to mankind and exist at the 82 kilometer layer of space. They cannot be seen when the sun is up, the sun must lie below the horizon between 6 and 16 degrees to illuminate them. ‘Noctilucent’ literally means “lit at night”. The specific makeup of these clouds is not known. Theory has it that they are made up of ice covered meteoric dust particles. First described in sky observations after the cataclysmic eruption of Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia in August of 1883, noctilucent clouds have since been specifically observed across the higher northern latitudes of earth. In this tranquil scene south of Denali State Park, the Alaska Range peaks of Foraker, Hunter & Denali loom in the mist as a massive display of noctilucent clouds graces the northern skies like waves in an atmospheric ocean. Shredded by winds of between 300–400 knots, these shapes are in constant flux and may cover entire continents in a single display..."