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Kris Hazelbaker
Grangeville, Idaho, USA
03:30 am

Equipment Details:

Canon T6s, Canon 24 mm lens

Post-processing Details:

This is three frames stitched together.

Image Details:

I happened to look outside around 3 am, and noticed a glow in the northern sky. Thinking it was an unexpected northern lights display, I walked outside to get a better look. Instead of an aurora, these noctilucent clouds were glowing in the northern sky, as Venus was rising in the northeast.