Reindeer Lodge & northern lights

related: astronomy, earth
editing: aurora

An aurora (plural: aurorae or auroras; from the Latin word aurora, "dawn") is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). - Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web

A Traveler’s Guide to the Aurora Borealis
Aurora sky station

Aurora forecasts

Geophysical institute

Aurora pictures

Timelapse from Abisko National Park, Sweden

FYI: The best time to see the Northern Lights is between September and mid-April, according to




Aurora Borealis, the colored lights seen in the skies around the North Pole, the Northern Lights, from Bear Lake, Alaska