Magic colors struck earth on october 25, 2011. This was at Kvaløya island, just outside the city of Tromsø, Norway. Red Auroras like this are very rare. I’ve never seen red and purple Auroras with the naked eye before this night. And what a display I withnessed! In some of the photos I even got red reflections in the sea. Some of the clouds are lighten up by the light from the city as well.
Canon EOS 7D, with Tokina 11-16 mm f/2.8 ISO 1250, 25 seconds exposure