A different kind of glow - Aurora Borealis over Seattle


#1

I have a number of other hobbies keeping me busy while I wait for my Glowforge to arrive. Last night, I heard that the Northern Lights might be out, so I took my camera and tripod over to Don Armeni Park in West Seattle. The following photo was the result. Enjoy!


#2

Never seen one…that’s beautiful! :relaxed:


#3

Thanks! I’ve lived in Seattle for 21 years. This was my first time seeing the Northern Lights.


#4

So excellent! Wow, I had no idea we could see it here in Seattle right now!!


#5

What time were you out?


#6

Beautiful!!
We don’t get them often in Central New York, but have had a few nice ones.


#7

This was between 12:30 and 1:30 AM last night.


#8

Spectacular photo, thank you for sharing it!

Seeing the aurora is high up on my bucket list. Had no idea it was visible so close to home right now … we used to keep an eye on the NOAA forecast for this, but I guess I slacked off.


#9

Seen them twice when I was growing up in eastern Washington state. They’re an awe inspiring sight. Thanks for the picture!


#10

@CharlesDarwin Wow, I would love to see them.
I wonder if they will be out tonight (and if I can stay awake that late).
Do you have any good forecast links for our area?


#11

Check out Alice’s Astro Info:


#12

I was just talking about the Northern Lights last night as there was a dark sky star gazing event here in Northern New Hampshire. I saw Jupiter and 3 of its moons but would really, really love to see the Aurora Borealis. So glad you were able to see and capture it!


#13

Aaaagghhh…last night I was in Bellingham!! Beautiful capture of it though!


#14

If you ever get the chance head further north. North West Territories or even northern BC or Alberta. They are so bright with a wide array of colors and you can even hear them crackle some nights. Truly amazing.


#15

We are heading to Vancouver Island this summer. I’ll be sure to bring the tripod and camera!


#16

Wow! Never seen that before - amazing!