Matt Skinner of Lights Out Photography got this great shot just after midnight on February 16, 2016 in Knit River, Alaska. Matt said:
We headed out hoping for a good show. The aurora showed itself a little, but never really went crazy until after we had left. This was probably my favorite capture of the evening.
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