Yukon Sights by Sue Thomas

Northern Lights in Yukon

28 September 2016

The northern lights were out tonight, but so were the wolves! They were howling nearby so I stayed close to home and kept my eyes open while photographing the northern lights. It was an experience to have howling in the background!

Aurora starting up
Northern lights starting to flare to the east a few minutes before 10 p.m.

Northern Lights in Yukon
Looking to the east, towards Whitehorse

Shifting aurora in Yukon
A light streaks kept changing

More aurora in Yukon
More shifting of the northern lights to the east

Northern Lights in Yukon
A short time later the lights were not as plentiful but more colourful! - 10:22 p.m.

Northern Lights
Some of the colour went subtle and some was bright - 10:23pm

The next morning (Sept 29) the aurora was still lighting the sky!

Colourful northern Lights
The aurora fill the sky at 5:24 a.m. the next morning

Northern Lights
To the north the aurora remained brighter - 5:24 a.m.

Aurora across the sky to the south
Looking to the southeast with more streaks of colour - 5:26 a.m.

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