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Artificial light pillars and New Year's fireworks
Finland

Happy 2012 to all. There were some artificial light pillars amongst the usual fireworks. Note how the brightest of them have a Y-shaped top.

Copyright: Janne
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Uploaded: 31/12/2011
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