Norhtern Lights, aurora borealis - A bright arc of aurora over the still waters of Tibbitt Lake, at the end of the Ingraham Trail all-weather road east of Yellowknife, NWT. This was the night of September 8/9, 2018 during a very fine display.<br />
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Vega and Altair and the Milky Way are at left. The Big Dipper and Polaris are at right. <br />
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This is a single exposure for the sky, and a mean-stacked blend of 5 exposures for the ground and water to smooth noise. All are 6 seconds at f/2.8 with the Rokinon 12mm full-frame fish-eye lens on the Nikon D750 at ISO 6400.


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Image ID: 0272285-VW-ADY.jpg

Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis

Norhtern Lights, aurora borealis - A bright arc of aurora over the still waters of Tibbitt Lake, at the end of the Ingraham Trail all-weather road east of Yellowknife, NWT. This was the night of September 8/9, 2018 during a very fine display.

Vega and Altair and the Milky Way are at left. The Big Dipper and Polaris are at right.

This is a single exposure for the sky, and a mean-stacked blend of 5 exposures for the ground and water to smooth noise. All are 6 seconds at f/2.8 with the Rokinon 12mm full-frame fish-eye lens on the Nikon D750 at ISO 6400.
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / VWPics / Alan Dyer

Image dimensions: 5400x3605

URL for this image: https://pictures.blueplanetarchive.com/image/I0000AEv10doPEig