The Art of Capturing Aurora: An interview with photographer Jeremy Gray

When the sun unleashes a certain type of solar flare out into the surrounding cosmos in our general direction, the result is often an impacting plasma cloud bombarding our magnetosphere. The result to us down here on Earth is generally twofold, as havoc can be wreaked on our power grids and electrical systems, while incredibly beautiful skies often result from the aurora that are created from these collisions.

These breathtaking phenomena generally occur at or near the poles due to their high magnetic charge, and can generally be seen as far as ~20° from the poles, and sometimes even…

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