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Old 02-25-2012, 09:31 AM   #1
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February 25, 2012 Aurora Borealis






Courtesy of National Geographic
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:34 AM   #2
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lawdy.... are they enhanced? never seen that so well defined
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:08 AM   #3
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The middle photo shows them through a pair of 70s curtains.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:00 PM   #4
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That's on my Bucket list. Somehow, someday...
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:56 AM   #5
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The middle photo shows them through a pair of 70s curtains.
Made me lol. (This damn autocorrect insists it made me lil
, but it didn't).
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:57 PM   #6
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I'm not being clever, I'm just remembering.
I had mumps as a '70s child.

I know what fever dreams look like in purple and green.
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:11 PM   #7
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I've not seen such a pic of the aurora before, as #1 .
On a totally scientific hypothesis level, it might be the pointy end of a spicule of the solar wind.

But I really think it is an ethereal, green, whale or shark... comin' to getcha.
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:34 AM   #8
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I don't find them Boring!
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:05 AM   #9
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I don't find them Boring!
its boring Only if your name is Alice.
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:31 AM   #10
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I've seen the northern lights a couple times as a kid in Maine. Nothing like this though. Just seeing some slight brightness on the edge of the sky like there was a city just over the horizon, except I knew there was just wilderness there for hundreds of miles. It would be spectacular to see something like this.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #11
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Growing up in Northern Minnesota I have seen nights like picture 1 and 3. I have never seen a sky like number 2 though.

Well there was that one time but I am pretty sure it was chemically enhanced.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:56 AM   #12
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its boring Only if your name is Alice.
Funny you should say that:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSvj7VLEim4
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