Observer: Mike Garnsey
Location: Pierrepont Manor, New York
Date: April 10, 1997 03:00 UT
Camera/Film: Pentax, 40mm, Fuji Super G+ 800, 20 seconds. While shooting Comet Hale-Bopp, the northern sky suddenly erupted in spectacular aurora! Here is another image from 4/10/97 that shows a bit more reddish color at the top of the lights. The red dots on the horizon are radio antennas in Watertown, New York.
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