Unlike our cheerful guests from Portsmouth, Aurora started out quietly this evening. For the longest time the lights softly draped the sky in a green arc. While waiting for the lightshow to pick up the pace we explored the planets around us; Jupiter, the Moon and Orion Nebula. We also looked for Lovejoy, though unsuccessfully.
Nearing the end of the night Aurora suddenly pulled the curtains, literally, putting on the flickering lightshow we had all been waiting for. We believe the photos say it best: