Aurora Borealis Joseph Shaw Image taken: Mar. 9, 2011 Location: Poker Flat Research Range near Fairbanks, Alaska Details: Mother Nature cooperated with a great aurora on March 9. We had just arrived with a group of university students and the display started at 8:30 pm local time. Nikon D300, Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye f/2.8 lens (1600 ISO, mostly 10 s exposures). ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.