The Aurora display over jagged peaks in the Yukon photographed while I was snowshoe backpacking the Ogilvie Mountains for two weeks in late October. This was taken the first night of the trip and as it happens, the last night where I found open water on this lake. It was rapidly freezing but fortunately I was able to grab some shots of the best part of the overhead show, which lasted only a minute or two out of the five hours I waited here near my camp. Light on the peaks comes from the rising moon. The image is rendered sharp through DOF blending techniques at 6400 ISO on a D800.

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