Blue Flame, Colour photograph (Giclée) by Shane Lamb. Alaskan night sky is dark from August to April. The Aurora is a natural light display caused by charged particles from the sun interacting with the earth's atmosphere. When these particles collide with oxygen, yellows and greens are produced, with nitrogen they produce reds, violets and rarely blues
The Milky Way, Canterbury, New Zealand. I saw the Milky Way on a night drive to Armstrong with dad once. It's as fresh in my mind as yesterday. Church of the Good Shepherd - on the shores of Lake Tekapo, South Island, NZ.