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David Cox
Deep River, Ontario, Canada
02:04 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D750, Sigma 14-24mm lens @ 14mm, F2.8, ISO 3200, 8 second exposure

Post-processing Details:

Exposure and temperature adjustment, Noise reduction applied in Lightroom. No masking! Blue sky is due to bright moon illumination.

Image Details:

Looking north over the Ottawa River in the early hours of August 5th, a strong Aurora was visible for several hours. This image of the green and pink aurora was illuminated by the 90% moon, and happened to capture a meteor streak, which seems to be an 𝛂-Capricornid.