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“Touch of Class”

© 2002

“…A solitary aurora with a vivid magenta lower border reaches into the blue of dawn, silently cascading under the stars appearing to touch the saddle of 5,240 ft. O’Malley Ridge in Chugach State Park. This powerful scene happened on May 22nd…the latest in the season I have witnessed an aurora. The long solar angle of spring melts the snow off the southern slopes & begins to take the night away completely for the summer months ahead…”

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