January 22, 2012: Dancing Aurora in the evening of Chinese New Year's Eve
A large sparkling green dragon finally appears in the evnening of Chinese New Year’s Eve to welcome the arrival of the Year of Dragon. :D Happy Chinese New Year!!
According to the lunar calendar, Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year, Spring Festival, or the first day of spring) falls on Monday, January 23 in 2012.
The following photos were taken in County of Grande Prairie, Alberta.
January 22, 2012: It was a cloudy night in Grande Prairie, but fortunately it wasn't cloudy in the area where the aurora showed up. :D
January 22, 2012: Aurora, oh, yeah ~ ~ ~
January 22, 2012: Look at Big Dipper and Northern Lights.
January 22, 2012: Happy Chinese New Year from Grande Prairie!!
January 22, 2012: The overcast actually lights up the background, making it easier to take photos.
January 22, 2012: One more shot for northern lights :D
Exact location is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).