Aurora articles

  • The Thanksgiving Storm across 900km of Latitude

    AAC The Alberta Aurora Chasers Facebook Group is one of the most active places for aurora spotters to post their sighting in the sub-auroral zone. ...
  • AurorEye - Citizen Science All Sky Camera Project

    Imagine on your next aurora chase that you have a companion - like R2D2 in the back of Luke's X-Wing. This companion all sky camera robot will capture the whole night sky with timelapse imagery, providing a record of the evening's auroral activity.

  • A Year of Aurora Chasing - presentation to RASC

    My presentations to Royal Astronomical Society of Canada members in Ottawa, Montreal, Sudbury, and Iqaluit on “A year of Aurora Borealis chasing” and "Aurora Photography Tips"
  • Beware Newton's Rings!

    And you thought the most expensive part of photography was the camera!  Just wait till you start buying lenses that really perform well in low ligh...
  • "What lens should I get?" Aurora Lens Roundup

    I have seen quite a few questions on various aurora-related forums. A good place to start is to know the territory, what's even out there? Here is a roundup of 30+ lenses great for Aurora photography for Canon, Fuji, Nikon, and Sony lens mounts.

  • Photography gear for 2019 aurora trips

    This is my aurora photography gear list for the 2019 season, most recently for used in Iceland. It is designed around aurora shooting for a night in 0-10 degree weather all night long. It has been the same now for about three trips to Canada's arctic and other aurora locations.

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