Spend a night under the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) – Norway

This is one experience that you will see on so many Bucket Lists. The Northern lights has a timeless and magical quality which intrigues so many people and Norway is one place which offers almost year round opportunities.

The Northern lights are created when charged gas particles, released by the sun, collide with gas particles in our own atmosphere. When this collision occurs the particles release photons (light), billions of particles means a sky full of light. Activity of the Northern lights is therefore dependent on how active the sun is in releasing solar gas, and the amount of time it takes that gas to reach our atmosphere means strength of activity can be predicted quite well. Look out for the Aurora app to guide peak activity times.

Norway in winter is the perfect time and place for northern lights viewing. Just head out of the city and find a dark

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