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Pyykösjärvi, Oulu, Finland

This is a very small aurora captured this night ;-)
It was probably a bit bigger, as this night there was high activity for them, but it took me some time to get somewhere, where it's dark enough to see it ;-)
I hope you enjoy it, and also hope to have better luck next time ;-)

Something about auroras from Wikipedia:
Auroras (Polar Lights; or aurorae, sing.: aurora) are natural different colored light displays, which are usually observed in the night sky, particularly in the polar zone. Some scientists therefore call them "polar auroras" (or "aurorae polaris"). In northern latitudes, it is known as the aurora borealis, named after the Roman goddess of the dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for north wind, Boreas. It often appears as a greenish glow (or sometimes a faint red), as if the sun were rising from an unusual direction. The aurora borealis is also called the northern polar lights, as it is only visible in the North sky from the Northern Hemisphere. The aurora borealis most often occurs from September to October and from March to April.

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