Crown Point Aurora

 

Aurora seen from Crown Point and the Vista House in the Columbia Gorge. I could hardly believe we could see it so well!  June 28, 2013 near midnight.

this image shows the lights just coming up in a wave over Washington and the Columbia River

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This next image a few minutes later shows much stronger color as the waves got stronger

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and then I turned around and got a photo of the Vista House also with a hint of Milky Way overhead

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