Monthly Archives: July 2009

Northern Lights Over Grand Teton National Park

Northern Lights, aka Aurora Borealis, glow over the horizon beyond the Teton Mountains in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Summer 2009 (Mike Cavaroc, 2009)
The Aurora Borealis (aka Northern Lights) glow on the horizon in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.

I normally wouldn’t post this late at night, but I’m too excited about this one. When I was a kid there was a big solar storm and supposedly we could see the Aurora Borealis all the way down in New Orleans, Louisiana. I didn’t see the bright lights that you see in the photos so I was a little disappointed and shrugged it off, not actually taking a close look. Then I had another chance during the summer of 2004 in British Columbia, but had the same feelings then as I did when I was a kid since it was only my second time to see them. Shortly thereafter I realized how silly I was being and regretted not at least trying to get a shot of them in British Columbia.
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Fourth of July Fireworks Over Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Fireworks explode from the base of Snow King over Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the Fourth of July, 2009 (Mike Cavaroc)
Fireworks explode over Snow King for the 4th of July in Jackson, Wyoming.

Tonight I headed roughly 2/3 of the way up Snow King in Jackson, Wyoming to get an up close show of the fireworks being shot off at the base. Needless to say, there were a few in there that shook the ground so hard I wondered if the shots would come out clear. Definitely one of the more memorable fireworks shows I’ve seen.
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