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Aurora borealis of 12-03-2011
Finland

This is the aftermath of the coronal mass ejection (CME) that hit Earth 10th - 11st of March. Sadly, the best part of the show was behind cloud cover.

Copyright: Janne
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8666x4333
Uploadet: 12/03/2011
Opdateret: 04/09/2014
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Tags: aurora borealis; northern lights; night; snow; winter; outdoors; rural; nature; sky; stars
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