Taken by Greg Ash on May 5, 2018 @ Ely, Mn
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I was shooting a time-lapse with my buddy Bryan Stenlund in Ely Minnesota. After about one hour, “Steve” formed from east to west and slightly behind us. It was visible with the naked eye and I could see the pulsations of green with the purple. It reminded me of time lapses from Alaska or Norway. As you can imagine, I was totally stoked. This was my first “Steve” sighting and it was unforgettable Nikon D7 50 with Nikon F1.4 at 2.8 ISO 2000, 20 seconds
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Wow! This is the most awesome STEVE shot Ive ever seen. So fantastic!
Posted by Marpet 2018-05-08 08:21:18
Man! Beautiful, once in a lifetime shot. Send it into your local paper, guaranteed to be published!
Posted by barthchris 2018-05-08 10:21:51
Posted by HP1954 2018-05-06 18:51:45
Yeah... Wow!!!
Fantastic :)
Posted by aimzzz 2018-05-07 16:07:06
I find the green banding fascinating, it looks like a similar phenomenon that occurs in low pressure gas discharge tubes (positive column striation). I wonder if the same process is at work?
Posted by whitepines 2018-05-07 18:43:05
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