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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Moonrise Over Northern Lights -- a brilliant aurora shines above a nearly full moon during a chilly winter night on Alaska's north slope

Moonrise Over Northern Lights -- a brilliant aurora shines above a nearly full moon during a chilly winter night on Alaska's north slope

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2011
Date Uploaded: 04.2011
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Ben Hattenbach
Awards
Photo of the Day: 04.22.11
Editor's Pick
Finalist