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Looking North East from Cowans hill over the pine forset on the East side of Tekapo village, you can see Lake Tekapo on the Left side of the image, this is the only time that I have personally seen Aurora activity looking in a Northward direction from Tekapo. The bright stars in the top left are the tail of Leo constellation and the bright star close to the ground right of center is Arcturus

Image taken 15 May 2005
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, Lens: Canon EF 24mm
Exposure: ISO 500, 8 Seconds, f/1.6
Astrophotography by Fraser Gunn

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