When nature meets religion: Auroras engulf famous Arctic Cathedral in Tromsø

These aurora were so bright that they were even visible alongside the glaring city lights of Tromsø, Norway.

And also linked the famous Arctic Cathedral to heaven… or at least to the sky.

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Strong auroras over famous Arctic Cathedral pictured by Anne Birgitte Fyhn on October 6, 2015 at Tromsdalen, Tromsø
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Auroras created a halo around the Arctic Cathedral. Photo by by Anne Birgitte Fyhn
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Do you feel the link religion-nature? Photo by Anne Birgitte Fyhn
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Transcendental. Photo by Harald Albrigtsen on October 6, 2015 at Tromsø, Norway

But this is just a start. During the late hours of Oct. 7th a co-rotating interaction region is expected to hit Earth’s magnetic field. Solar wind plasma concentrates in these regions, producing shock waves. Perfect for sparking auroras.

That’s one of my preferate northern lights video.

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