How does the aurora borealis (the Northern Lights) work? Read the article below
“Aurora is the name given to light emitted when the upper atmosphere is hit by energetic charged particles, principally electrons, travelling along magnetic field lines. “
What are northern lights?
“The aurora was named after the Roman goddess of dawn, and was long thought to be produced by sunlight reflected from polar snow and ice, or refracted light much like rainbows.”
See aurora borealis at Fairbanks Alaska
See great photos on my Pinterest board (Northern Lights) pins here:
HD Northern Lights timelapse, Eureka, Alaska March 2013
Northern Lights illuminate the UK
March 21, 2012 — Multicolored curtains of light fill the skies over northern Norway in a new time-lapse video made from aurora images taken this month. Filmmakers Claus and Anneliese Possberg used about 600 frames to create the video.
Aurora Borealis Forecast
Hourly Aurora Forecast
Alaska Aurora Webcam
Yukon Northern Lights or Aurora Forecast
Tromsø LIVE Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) solar activity, prediction and forecast, Norway
Aurora Forecast from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Northern Lights dazzle Pacific Northwest skies
Aurora Borealis Notifications
Also known as the southern lights (Aurora Australis), or the northern lights when spotted in the northern hemisphere (Aurora Borealis), auroras are bright sheets of colour that appear in the midnight skies around Earth’s two poles.
More Aurora Links here