Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The gorgeous green and red lights cast by the Aurora Borealis dazzle as they reflect off the water, creating a beautiful wall of color over Hogtuva Mountain in Norway.
"A coronal mass ejection hit Earth's magnetic field on Oct. 2012 sparking a dramatic display of Arctic lights . The Aurora appears to be casting rays of green sunlight through the clouds. Hugo Løhre photographed the auroras over Lekangsund, Norway,
'Moonlight Aurora II' - photo by Mike Taylor; Taylor says, "The Moon was very bright and washed out a lot of the sky and the aurora but made for some nice lighting on the snow during the quick Northern Lights display in mid-February.