aurora borealis

The Best Places To See The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights, or more formally known as the Aurora Borealis, is on the bucket list of countless travellers.

They are one of nature’s greatest spectacles, lighting up the night sky and giving us a small preview of cosmic forces that we are only just beginning to understand. These beautiful light displays are caused by collisions in the upper atmosphere of cosmic rays, solar wind and something called ‘magnetospheric plasma’. Basically, these fast moving and charged particles are emanating from the sun and interacting with the Earth’s magnetic field.

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