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Aurora Butterfly

Uploaded by: speikiei

Tuesday January 24, 2012

Helmericks, AK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This photo was taken during the latest CME solar energy to arrive from the sun. During this time we are also having our coldest temperatures of the winter, -55F when this photo was taken.

Image Width: 800

Image Length: 538

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Orientation: top - left

YCbCr Sub-Sampling:

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Software: PaintShop Pro 14.00

Artist:

Copyright: copyright 2012 James Helmericks (Photographer) - (Editor)

InterColorProfile: 3144 bytes undefined data

IPTC/NAA: 57 bytes undefined data

Compression: JPEG compression

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

PixelXDimension: 5616

PixelYDimension: 3744

User Comment:

SubsecTime: 47

SubSecTimeOriginal: 47

SubSecTimeDigitized: 47

Exposure Time: 10 sec.

FNumber: f/2.8

Exposure Program: Normal program

ISO Speed Ratings: 2000

Shutter speed: -3.38 EV (APEX: 0, 10 sec.)

Aperture: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Exposure Bias: 0.67 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 16.0 mm

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x02, 0x00, 0x00

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32. mphtmnslt
10:53 AM GMT on February 01, 2012
So beautiful. Something is up there.
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31. Callaloo1
9:57 PM GMT on January 31, 2012
It looks like the special effects for when the Millenium Falcon made the jump to hyperspace in the first Star Wars film. Really a beautiful shot!
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30. maxa
2:54 PM GMT on January 28, 2012
EXCELLENT!
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29. saltydawgg
4:40 PM GMT on January 27, 2012
In a word, Excellent!! Congrats on the Big Blue
border..
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28. phantom72
1:08 AM GMT on January 27, 2012
Looks like an Angel. Amazing!
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27. WurzelDave
8:59 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Super shot, congrats.
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26. SunsetFL
7:07 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Incredible and a view I can only see because you braved the freezing temperature to share this spectacular experience.
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25. novembergale
5:45 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Just incredible!!!!
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24. ColoradoKat
5:36 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
WOW! Even in all-caps, Wow seems like a wimpy
word to use for this amazing shot! It is
mind-blowing and very, very beautiful! Thanks for
braving those temperatures to bring this
back for us to see! Congratulations on your AC!
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23. speikiei
5:10 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Thanks everyone for your kind words, glad I was lucky enough to get the photo and be able to share it with all of you.
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22. Bluesmaster
4:59 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Terrific photo, congratulations!
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21. travelingrose
4:20 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Gorgeous! Congratulations.
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20. gardner48197
4:14 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Amazing!!! 10+++ Fav, Big Congrats!!!
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19. gilg72
4:02 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Wow! Extremely Beautiful. Thank you.
Congratulations on this AC!
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18. bird12
3:54 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
superButterfly.AC10 ...
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17. gatorgal
3:43 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Looks like it is right overhead.
Wow!! Really nice perspective and interest.
Congrats on a lot - just getting outside in that temp. and taking the camera!!
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16. got2dogs
3:27 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Gorgeous! thanks for sharing this incredible phenomenon with us and congrats on the AC!!
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15. TucsonDoug
3:01 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Colossal capture. Congratulations on your AC.
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14. catilac
2:59 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Magnificent photo! Congratulations!
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13. PhilsWeatherZone
2:47 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
WOW! Absolutely stunning!
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12. Magis
2:34 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Wow this is just beautiful! Thanks for braving those cold cold temps to bring us this beauty. Congrats on your AC.
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11. gingyb
2:06 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Congrats on the AC of what looks like an angel
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10. GracieO
1:49 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Absolutely Fabulous!
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9. beanhead
1:27 PM GMT on January 26, 2012
Just incredibly beautiful!
Congrats on the AC!
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8. betsea
8:08 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
-55???? How does anything (esp. a camera) work in those temps? Beautiful image - thanks so much for sharing :-)
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7. tamcat
7:08 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
Super butterfly shot. :D Love it. -kevin :)
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6. llpj04
6:42 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
Wow what a sight!
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5. ilovelanterns
6:40 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
I am just so jealous of you and those in other northern climes ( Norway especially) for having Aurora displays over the last few days. THANKS for posting your photos for the rest of us DOWN here!!
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4. emixam101
6:35 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
amazing...
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3. Altred
6:33 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
Nice shot..
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2. dixiedaughter
6:12 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
Stunning, absolutely stunning!
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1. stoneygirl
6:08 AM GMT on January 26, 2012
I certainly do not envy you those terrible temps but I sure do envy you the beautiful sights. Perfectly titled and just so stunning. Thanks for sharing.
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