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Aurora Borealis: Northern Lights over Northern Ireland

BBC News - 12 Sep 2014
When these field lines "snap back" into position, charged particles from the solar wind are again pushed into the Earth's atmosphere, causing aurora. The more magnetic field lines that disconnect and snap back, the further south the Northern Lights can ...
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Man tattoos the northern lights on his head - 20 Aug 2017
The Aurora Borealis attracts its fair share of winter astrologers. Some take pictures, others paint portraits, but after gazing up at the night sky, one man chose a unique way to express his newfound love for one of Alaska's exclusive attractions. Eddy ...
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Aurora borealis and beyond with Gondwana Ecotours

Travel Weekly - 25 Jul 2017
The company is currently accepting reservations for this season's six-night outings, which feature cultural exploration by day and aurora borealis viewing by night -- including personal wake-up service when the northern lights are active. Fairbanks ...
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Astronaut Captures 'Awesome Sauce' of Aurora From Space

Smithsonian - 28 Jul 2017
The Northern and Southern lights, called Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis respectively, form because of charged particles that stream from the Sun in so-called solar wind. Most of these particles are deflected by Earth's magnetic field, which ...
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How Chinese tourists hunt for the Northern Lights in Russia

Russia Beyond the Headlines - 18 Aug 2017
Today this tiny village on the coast of the Arctic Ocean has become a top-recommended destination to see the Northern Lights in Chinese guidebooks on Russia. Travelers spend most of the time in hostels and only really venture outside in the evening to ...
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Trip of the Week: Alaska's northern lights

The Columbus Dispatch - 20 Aug 2017
THE TRIP: This six-day tour gives guests a dose of Alaskan culture by day and a view of the Aurora Borealis by night. The tour highlights include dog-sledding through snowy forests, hiking alongside reindeer, taking curling lessons in Fairbanks and ...
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Travelers say Sweetwater is a hot spot for the total solar eclipse

Local 8 Now - 21 Aug 2017
"It's supposed to be more inspiring than the Aurora Borealis," said Abrams. Travelers said they're staying in Monroe County with or without a hotel room because of its promising views of the eclipse. "It's an experience that a lot will be able to talk ...
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Scientists probe how an eclipse affects Earth's atmosphere

Science News for Students - 21 Aug 2017
The ionosphere also is a stage for brilliant displays, such as the aurora borealis (or northern lights). This light show appears when charged material in interplanetary space skims the atmosphere. And the ionosphere is important for predicting the ...
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How to capture the Aurora Borealis in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Mountaineer - 04 Aug 2017
Known sometimes as the Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis paints the sky with an almost eerie spectacle of reds, yellows, greens, blues, and violets. Aurora Borealis is caused by collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun entering the ...
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MUST SEE: Astronaut captures time-lapse of Aurora Borealis

WQOW TV News 18 - 26 Jul 2017
A NASA astronaut tweeted a time-lapse video of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, from a much different view than we would normally get down here on Earth. This scene is from 250 miles above Earth's surface, but it's just as amazing to see. Can't ...
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NASA astronaut shares stunning view of northern lights

WATE 6 On Your Side - 31 Jul 2017
Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn, the lights are usually seen in high latitude regions. The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is seen in northern latitudes while the Aurora Australis, known as the Southern Lights, can be ...
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Icelandic bubble hotel lets you sleep under the Northern Lights

The Spaces - 28 Jul 2017
At Iceland's 5 Million Star Hotel, you can gaze at the Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your bed. The futuristic retreat comprises five transparent 'bubbles' – dubbed Una, Asta, Thorunn, Valdis and Maria – dotted across a wild stretch of woodland ...
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NASA astronaut captures aurora space spectacle - 26 Jul 2017
NASA astronaut captures aurora space spectacle. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 00:35. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on ...
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10 of the most epic North American views

Independent Online - 21 Aug 2017
Let's face it, a continent the size of North America is going to have some seriously jaw-dropping vistas. Vertiginous mountains, ancient desserts, and dazzling cities combine to make a mighty awesome destination that is as lens-friendly as you can get ...
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Total eclipse will be a first for astronomer

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 20 Aug 2017
WALTON – Astronomer Forrest Hamilton has witnessed a lot of heavenly events in his lifetime. The 52-year-old Walton resident has seen the aurora borealis, Venus pass in front of the sun, Halley's comet and even the rings of Saturn. But he's never seen ...
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Party under the Northern Lights this Christmas

ITCM - 18 Aug 2017
This year's theme is the Aurora Borealis, which will see the main Stratosphere area turned into a colourful winter wonderland. Through the use of clever lighting, guests will be transported to the north-pole to party under the Northern Lights, giving a ...

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