Norhtern Lights, aurora borealis - A 150∞ panorama of the Northern Lights in a classic arc across the north, with curtains stretching up along magnetic field lines, from lower greens and yellows up to reds and magentas. This was the night of September 2, 2016, from near home in southern Alberta. The Big Dipper is at upper left. The bright star reflected is Capella. The Andromeda Galaxy is at upper right.<br />
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This is a stitch of 6 segments, each 2-second exposures with the 20mm Sigma Art lens at f/1.6 and Nikon D750 at ISO 3200. Despite the short exposures, the aurora moved enough, and obscuring stars, that even PTGui had a tough time finding and aligning on stars. Camera Raw and Photoshop utterly failed. PTGui required manual intervention to select matching alignment points in adjacent frames.


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Image ID: 0272238-VW-ADY.jpg

Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis

Norhtern Lights, aurora borealis - A 150∞ panorama of the Northern Lights in a classic arc across the north, with curtains stretching up along magnetic field lines, from lower greens and yellows up to reds and magentas. This was the night of September 2, 2016, from near home in southern Alberta. The Big Dipper is at upper left. The bright star reflected is Capella. The Andromeda Galaxy is at upper right.

This is a stitch of 6 segments, each 2-second exposures with the 20mm Sigma Art lens at f/1.6 and Nikon D750 at ISO 3200. Despite the short exposures, the aurora moved enough, and obscuring stars, that even PTGui had a tough time finding and aligning on stars. Camera Raw and Photoshop utterly failed. PTGui required manual intervention to select matching alignment points in adjacent frames.
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / VWPics / Alan Dyer

Image dimensions: 5400x1889

URL for this image: https://pictures.blueplanetarchive.com/image/I0000PsX_zBrnrgo