The Aurora Page - Local Image Archive


All of these images were photographed on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Upper Peninsula Michigan at McLean's State Park during March and April 1994. Enjoy!

All these pictures are scans from prints.



Clicking on icon defaults to JPG, click on GIF for the 8-bit

8-bit GIF Single veil across the lake with nice reflection. Yellow color is result of leading red veil followed the green veil. Exposure time 60s, f/2.8, ASA1000.
8-bit GIF Dual veils across the lake with nice reflections. Yellow color is result of leading red veil followed the green veil. Exposure time 45s, f/2.8, ASA1000.
8-bit GIF High and low veils. Lower veil showing reds towards top. Ice covered lake in background. Bright spot in center left if Venus. Exposure time 75s, f/2.8, ASA400
8-bit GIF Rays of green behind the observer to the south. This was the big storm of April 16, 1994... full sky activity. Exposure time 20s, f/2.8, ASA400.
8-bit GIF Wavy veil over icy lake. Bright spot in center left if Venus. Exposure time 75s, f/2.8, ASA400.
8-bit GIF Tall rays/veils to the northeast. Camera settings unknown.
8-bit GIF Green glow over the lake. Bright spot in background is a cargo ship. Exposure time 50s, f/2.8, ASA1000
8-bit GIF Green Glow with tall rays. Camera settings unknown.
8-bit GIF Green glow with single tall ray developing into a veil. Camera settings unknown.
8-bit GIF Tall green veil. Camera settings unknown.
8-bit GIF Bewildered observers watch as green veils undulate across the sky. Exposure 20s, f/1.4, ASA1000
8-bit GIF Lake Superior in the sky! Looking up the veils at an auroral display that mimicks the shape of Lake Superior. Exposure 20s, f/1.4, ASA1000
8-bit GIF Two green veils contouring each other. Exposure 20s, f/1.4, ASA1000
8-bit GIF Bright green rays coalescing to a central point high in the sky. Exposure 20s, f/1.4, ASA1000.
8-bit GIF Green curtains with red bottoms and red/purple rays on top. Exposure 25s, f/1.4, ASA400
8-bit GIF Zoom of green curtains with red bottoms and red/purple rays on top. Exposure 15s, f/1.4, ASA400
8-bit GIF Bright glow and veils with yellow bottoms reflecting off of the lake. Exposure 20s, f/1.4, ASA400
8-bit GIF Rays and bars of green aurora rolling across the sky. Exposure 15s, f/1.4, ASA400
8-bit GIF Green glow and rays topped with red and purple rays of aurora. Exposure 25s, f/1.4, ASA400
8-bit GIF Dual veils heading off to where the brilliant sky meets the ice lake. Bright spot in center left if Venus. Exposure 60s, f/1.4, ASA1000
8-bit GIF Dual veils heading off to where the brilliant sky meets the ice lake. Bright spot in center left if Venus. Exposure 60s, f/1.4, ASA1000
Photographed by Michael T. Dolan