Aurora with planet Venus in north Finland

Aurora with Venus Richard Jenkinson, Nellim, Finland. Equipment: Sony a77V camera, 14mm lens, tripod.

Richard Jenkinson

Nellim Finland

Tripod mounted Sony a77V with a 14mm f2.8 manual lens. ISO 640, exposure 5 seconds.

We were treated to a very fast moving bright display. The display showed the usual green some white and pink colours. A little later the aurora nearly covered the whole sky turning the frozen lake we were standing on green. The bright light to the left is the planet Venus