Snuggle up under the aurora borealis.  ©Frozenmost/Getty Images/iStockphoto.

Snuggle up under the aurora borealis. ©Frozenmost/Getty Images/iStockphoto.

The Aurora Borealis is active all year but can only be seen when the Alaskan night sky is dark from August to April. The Aurora is a natural light display caused by charged particles from the Sun ...

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The night sky is a dark place, with only the moon and stars to cast any light. But throughout the long winters high in the northern hemisphere there are nights that are illuminated with spectacular displays of green and blue light dancing across the skies.  We are talking, of course, about the Northern Lights. The Aurora borealis, to give them their proper name.

The night sky is a dark place, with only the moon and stars to cast any light. But throughout the long winters high in the northern hemisphere there are nights that are illuminated with spectacular displays of green and blue light dancing across the skies. We are talking, of course, about the Northern Lights. The Aurora borealis, to give them their proper name.

An amazing northern lights photo from space showing the ring around the earth where the aurora is most prominent.

An amazing northern lights photo from space showing the ring around the earth where the aurora is most prominent.

Aurora is a great choice for your bedroom. Made from reclaimed wood with a white painted finish, this bedroom furniture range will add a classically stylish look to a room.

Aurora is a great choice for your bedroom. Made from reclaimed wood with a white painted finish, this bedroom furniture range will add a classically stylish look to a room.

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The Aurora Bubble Iceland - A 5 Million Star Hotel

Aurora Borealis - Click to see the video, because it is beautiful.

Aurora Borealis - Click to see the video, because it is beautiful.

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Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA shared photos and time-lapse video of a glowing green aurora seen from his vantage point 250 miles up, aboard the International Space Station. This aurora photo was taken on June 26, 2017.

Watching the Aurora From Orbit

Seize the moment. — lsleofskye: Tampere, Finland

Seize the moment. — lsleofskye: Tampere, Finland

Northern lights - a miracle of nature. Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Canada on TheCultureTrip.com. Click the image to find out what Canadian towns you shouldn't miss.

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The aurora borealis over Høgtuva Mountain in Norway. The Earth's magnetic field funnels particles from the solar wind over the polar regions. More than 80 kilometres above the ground, these collide with molecules in the atmosphere causing them to glow: green and pale red for oxygen and crimson for nitrogen   Photograph: Tommy Eliassen/Royal Observatory Soirce: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 – in pictures | Science | guardian.co.uk

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 nominations – in pictures

Aurores boréales et Animaux par Andreas Lie (6)

Aurores boréales et Animaux par Andreas Lie

Infographic of the Northern Lights: how they occur, where and when to see them. #NorthernLights#ScanAdventures

Chasing the Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis ~ As seen from the International space station. ~ Miks' Pics "Cosmos" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/cosmos/

Aurora Borealis ~ As seen from the International space station. ~ Miks' Pics "Cosmos" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/cosmos/

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