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Astrophotos: Stunning Aurora in Iceland by Andrew Welstead

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From one hemisphere to another: Noel Welstead from Australia sent us a note that his son Andrew had traveled to Iceland this week, and one of his goals was to see if he could photograph the Northern Lights. Andrew was in the Skaftafell National Park, the south central part of Iceland when he took these stunning images. See more below.

Aurora seen in February 2012 from Skaftafell National Park in Iceland. Credit: Andrew Welstead
Aurora seen in February 2012 from Skaftafell National Park in Iceland. Credit: Andrew Welstead

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Nancy Atkinson

Nancy has been with Universe Today since 2004, and has published over 6,000 articles on space exploration, astronomy, science and technology. She is the author of two books: "Eight Years to the Moon: the History of the Apollo Missions," (2019) which shares the stories of 60 engineers and scientists who worked behind the scenes to make landing on the Moon possible; and "Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos" (2016) tells the stories of those who work on NASA's robotic missions to explore the Solar System and beyond. Follow Nancy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Nancy_A and and Instagram at and https://www.instagram.com/nancyatkinson_ut/

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