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Tonight I photographed something I've never done before. Noctilucales (morild) washed up on the beach. It was illuminating along the shore where the sea washed this tiny (algae?). And as if that wasn't enough I also got a nice moonlight and Auroras..
Here's more about this algae as "Spaceweather described it: "There is an interesting link between the auroras and the dinoflagellates. Both use oxygen to create their glow. In the case of the marine organism, a chemical pigment (luciferin) reacts with oxygen to create light. Meanwhile up in the sky, charged particles from the solar wind rain down on the atmosphere, colliding with oxygen molecules to create the telltale green hue of auroras"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noctilucales

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/-auroras-and-dinoflagellates-frank-olsen.html

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