"With this image I wanted to show the magic and dramatic feeling of being drawn into the whirlpool of a powerful Northern Lights corona," says Norway's Fredrik Broms, runner-up in the Earth and Space category of the Royal Observatory's annual space photography contest.
"With its enormous power, it almost resembles an artist's impression of what the fate of light around a black hole might look like. The illumination of the snow is created by the strong moonlight."
September 24, 2013 7:59 AM PDT
Photo by: Fredrik Broms
| Caption by: Tim Hornyak
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