19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Alaskan Aurora

Early this winter we were treated to quite the solar storm, with solar energy hitting the earth's magnetic poles stronger than I have seen in many years, the resulting energy made for a magnificent aurora display over the Matanuska River in Sutton, Alaska.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Sutton, Ak, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Jacob Cohen