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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Steve the Proton Arc

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Steve the Proton Arc While chasing aurora near Kamloops this week I captured an amazing phenomenon. Some have called it a proton arc while others claim it is not. Some veteran aurora chasers have been stumped by this and what causes it so have started calling it "Steve".

Dave Markel Photography

This is a 5 image pano of the "proton arc" called steve. Assembled and post processed in Lightroom 6 EXIF 11mm - f/2.8 - ISO 2000 - 30 Sec

Original image data dated on or about September 28, 2016.

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: Dave Markel Photography


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