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Photos: As skies darken toward winter, wonders appear

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  • Updated: June 30, 2016
  • Published October 1, 2014

The darkening skies of fall in northern latitudes boost our opportunities to see stars, northern lights and spectacular sunsets. Night grows longer by many minutes a day this season in Alaska, and soon we won't even need to stay up late to see the wonders of the night sky.

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