St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Northern Lights Display (Yr. 2: Day 55)

At 2:00 a.m. my Northern Lights app alarm went off. A quick check of the numbers revealed the conditions were looking insanely good. This fact plus clear skies and no moon meant a trip north of Duluth twenty five miles to the frozen ice of Boulder Lake was demanded. By 2:40 am I was on the ice, and stayed there till 5 am. The Aurora filled the sky, even sometimes to my south. The peak of the Zodiac even had flashing lights for almost an hour. Here are a few photos from last night … a true start for a St. Patrick’s celebration!

Matt joined me on the ice around 3:30 am. Got a nice photo of him changing camera settings during a “quiet period” of lights!

Northern Lights at Boulder Lake … 25 miles north of Duluth
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4 thoughts on “St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Northern Lights Display (Yr. 2: Day 55)

    1. I was taking photographs about 800 yards west of the outlet at the dam. One parks at the public access.

  1. Beautiful pictures….we were in Iceland last year, but no Northern Lights while we were there…..only in MN!

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