Aurora Borealis & the Night Sky
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A 2012 time-lapse compilation of the Aurora Borealis with original composition, "Coronal Mass Ejection," by Peter Van Zandt Lane.
How and When to See the Aurora in Denali
Viewing the aurora requires a few things to align for you:
Where to See the AuroraIn the Denali area, nearly everywhere is free from human light pollution, so no matter where your lodging or campground is, you should have a good chance to see the aurora if the three factors above all line up for you.
If you are traveling elsewhere in Alaska, it may be possible to see the aurora from within Fairbanks or Anchorage if the aurora is particularly active.
Last updated: February 1, 2017