It was getting late. Even for us. Hours and hours had ticked off the clock, in what felt like a single heartbeat, but we were now facing 3am with still a very strong north magnetic field in the solar wind, so we very reluctantly retreated home.

The reluctance was perhaps the strongest from one of us, the one who does this every night, and the repeated thought I had was "But I don't WANT to go home". Not every night is as Spectacular NWT may lead you to believe it is... 

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