Reindeer Lodge & northern lights
Aurora

related: astronomy, earth

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
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast
Ovation Forecast
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/30-minute-aurora-forecast

Aurora pictures

Timelapse from Abisko National Park, Sweden
http://geotraveler.photoshelter.com/gallery/Northern-Lights/G00007f3FHpNU2.c/C0000SIlW_WlE8Lk

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

South
https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/southern-lights-seen-subantarctic-flight


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Photos

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