Flaming Aurora

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Astrophotographer Göran Strand was out on the night of Aug. 26 in Östersund, Sweden, when the sky erupted in auroral flames! He caught the whole thing in both time-lapse and real-time video, and it’s stunning. Wow! Aurorae are formed when subat

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On the 26th of August in 2015 there was a fantastic Aurora display over great parts of the northern hemisphere. Here in Östersund, Sweden, we got some really nice northern lights throughout the night. This was one of the most flaming and pulsating auroras I've seen. For several minutes I just lay on the ground watching the corona shift color and shape very rapidly. The real time footage you see of the corona in this video is a good representation of what I saw. Follow me on social media http://www.facebook.com/fotografgoranstrand http://instagram.com/astrofotografen http://twitter.com/astrofotografen --- Music "Unfoldment Revealment Evolution Exposition Integration Arson" by Chris Zabriskie - http://chriszabriskie.com