Auroras Dave Noble Image taken: Mar. 9, 2011 Location: Valdez, Alaska USA Details: Fairly bright for Valdez, AK. Very vivid..with overhead coronas...until 11:30 PM AKST (0830 UTC) when they started to become darker and more bland. Amateur photographer with a Canon T2i with various settings. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.