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Northern Lights

Uploaded by: katy99780

Thursday March 15, 2012

Tok, AK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: In Tok Alaska, USA. Wee hours this morning.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.6.6

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YCbCr Positioning: centered

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 20 sec.

FNumber: f/3.5

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 800

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Shutter speed: -4.38 EV (APEX: 0, 20 sec.)

Aperture: 3.62 EV (f/3.5)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 23.0 mm

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SubsecTime: 37

SubSecTimeOriginal: 37

SubSecTimeDigitized: 37

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 4272

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Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4720.44

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4786.55

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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46. SVLover
12:19 AM GMT on March 22, 2012
Just checked out World View and saw you there - Congratulations! :)
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45. Wanda1948
10:01 PM GMT on March 20, 2012
Congratulations on the World View!
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44. Doesiedoats
3:06 AM GMT on March 20, 2012
Whoo Hooo! World View recognition.

Congratulations, Katy!
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43. katy99780
11:43 PM GMT on March 19, 2012
Thank you Jufo, Nicholas, Gil and Duane, and thank you WHOEVER YOU ARE for the World View!
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42. RenoSoHill
11:26 PM GMT on March 19, 2012
Congratulations on the World View Selection Katy!
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41. gilg72
10:14 PM GMT on March 19, 2012
Update: Congratulations on the World View on this Fabulous Image!
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40. NicholasLee
4:42 PM GMT on March 19, 2012
Wow Katy, perfect! I love the "Alpenglow" one too!
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39. jufo55
9:24 PM GMT on March 17, 2012
I am jealous of You a little for the opportunity to observe this indescribable beauty. Thanks for sharing with all the great series.
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38. katy99780
4:51 PM GMT on March 16, 2012
Thank you Doug, Heather, Debbie and Julia!
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37. Doesiedoats
4:47 PM GMT on March 16, 2012
Whoa! Great job, Katy!!

All those stars just make the shot perfect.
In fact, the entire series is wonderful.

Thanks for sharing.

Congratulations on your AC.
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36. CenTexWeatherGal
1:59 PM GMT on March 16, 2012
Excellent composition, Katy! I love you series! And so far ur state is very pretty.
Debbie
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35. Magis
1:55 PM GMT on March 16, 2012
Another fantastic capture. I would love to be joining you on your deck but its just a tad too far from here..lol
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34. TucsonDoug
4:59 AM GMT on March 16, 2012
Incredible series. You are so fortunate to live in a place where you can get photos like this. Congratulations on your fabulous AC.
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33. katy99780
2:21 AM GMT on March 16, 2012
Thank you Leslie, Suzie and Ivan!
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32. kippic
2:07 AM GMT on March 16, 2012
Wow, Katy you got a good one; complete with all those stars.
Congratulations.
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31. Susie77
1:50 AM GMT on March 16, 2012
Every last one of these deserves an AC. Thank you so much for sharing! We searched the state last week for the Lights, but got skunked. Glad you didn't!
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30. dixiedaughter
1:36 AM GMT on March 16, 2012
Gorgeous shot and series Katy (boy you mastered them :)
Congratulations to you!
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29. katy99780
11:35 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Thank you Larry!
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28. JourneysEnd
11:27 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Love this! Congrats!
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27. katy99780
11:07 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Thanks for stopping by Maxime!
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26. emixam101
11:06 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
This happened right in the day here.(For once i had a clear sky, every times i have clear skies it does happen.LOL.) Well congratulations and nice shot katy !
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25. katy99780
11:04 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Thanks Lori!
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24. SVLover
10:57 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Lucky you, Katy to witness this sight! Gorgeous series.
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23. katy99780
10:54 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Yes Ralf, I hope so! (Keep posting those sunspots photos!)
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22. Ralfo
10:51 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Fantastic! Congratulations! They say more may be coming!
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21. katy99780
10:51 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Thank you SO MUCH friends! And thank you approvers for making this one special with the blue border! :)

Each and every one of you are welcome to hang out on my deck tonight and gaze skyward!
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20. Bluesmaster
10:47 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Well captured Katy, AC congrats!
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19. Kennebunker
10:33 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Wow! aurora, sparkly stars, and super silhouettes! his is SO well worth getting out of bed to witness and record. Kudos on the shot and kudos on the effort. a hearty AC congrats to you, Katy.
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18. Willow13
10:12 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Prettiest ever!!!
Congratulations!
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17. Madermade
9:43 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Katy, this is just spectacular! WOW!!! Would love to see this in person one day! Congratulations!
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16. sweetsqrl
9:02 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
This series is unbelievable! Looks surreal...love it and congrats!
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15. JDA
8:30 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Terrific series Katy! Congrats on the AC!
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14. WurzelDave
8:27 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Very nicely done Katy. I'm still waiting for a KP 8+, only then will i get a chance of seeing them from where i live! Congrats on the blue border.
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13. rosana
8:23 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Sensational catch Katy, just gorgeous, lucky you!
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12. tazphotogal
7:51 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Wow Katy--- this is breathtaking. The stars are popping out of the sky with that green color. What a fantastic light show you have provided us. Thanks for sharing this with those who don't get to see this beautiful phenomenon. Karen :0)
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11. beanhead
7:46 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Very cool!
Congrats!
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10. Biskitten
7:41 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Super shot & series - AC Congrats, Katy!
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9. kristinarinell
7:35 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Awesome, Katy! Congratulations!
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8. gilg72
7:29 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Wow! Fabulous. Great series. 10s on all.
Congratulations on this AC!
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7. gatorgal
7:12 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Wow, this is so surreal.
I love the silhouettes and star lights within all that green.
Gorgeous work!!

To my faves! :)
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6. Wanda1948
7:11 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Unusual phenomena in the sky, Katy! I would like someday to see this! Congratulations for the wonderful series of pictures!
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5. trailhiker44
7:00 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Fantastic shot, Katy !
Great work !
CONGRATULATIONS on your AC !!!
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4. Railheel
6:45 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
My what an outstanding shot Katy, congrats on the blue on green.
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3. catilac
6:42 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Marvelous shot Katy, you did great!! Congratulations!
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2. katy99780
5:46 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Thank you Duane!
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1. RenoSoHill
5:39 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
Great catch Katy!
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katy99780

I've lived in Alaska since 1969. I love this wild land. The extremes of the far north shape and affect every living thing. Extremes of weather, elevation, daylight hours, isolation, flora and fauna, nothing in Nature is insignificant.I have a Davis Vantage Pro weather station, uploading to Wunderground, (Turks on the Tundra) the National Weather Service, the Citizen Weather Observation Program and MADIS (Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System). "May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart." ~ Indigenous Arctic Proverb

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