NORTHERN POLAR LIGHT PHOTOS
(Aurora Borealis)


Norway Coastal Voyage Cruise 2010

2010 March 10–21

Taken from Hurtigruten's MS Nordlys from Above Arctic Circle 2010 March 14–18

Camera: Canon DSLR EOS 5D Mark II with Canon 20-35mm, f/3.5-5.6 lens at 20mm
(Exposure information below each picture)

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Aurora
2010 March 14, 22:05 CET
ISO 6400, 8s, f/3.5
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Aurora
2010 March 14, 22:08 CET
ISO 6400, 10s, f/3.5
800x640    1021x819
Aurora
2010 March 14, 22:27 CET
ISO 6400, 8s, f/3.5
800x640    1021x819
Aurora
2010 March 17, 21:36 CET
ISO 6400, 10s, f/3.5
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Aurora
2010 March 17, 21:47 CET
ISO 6400, 4s, f/3.5
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Aurora
2010 March 17, 21:55 CET
ISO 6400, 10s, f/3.5
800x640    1021x819
Aurora
2010 March 17, 22:25 CET
ISO 6400, 8s, f/3.5
800x640    1021x819
Aurora
2010 March 18, 20:51 CET
ISO 3200, 8s, f/3.5
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Some photos show slight image motion of stars due to ship rolling.
Also strong (and cold) winds usually pesisted requiring high ISO to limit exposure times–not easy photography!


Questions? Contact Howard L. Cohen at cohen "at" astro "dot" ufl "dot" edu

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