Solar wind sparks aurora storm around the Arctic Circle

There is an aurora storm going on right now as a high-speed solar wind stream is buffeting Earth’s magnetic field.

This geomagnetic storm is sparking bright auroras around the Arctic Circle as shown by the amazing images by Viktor Kulikov over Naryan-Mar, Russia:

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Auroras captured in the night from 20th to 21st January 2016 by Viktor Kulikov
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The northern lights look like a dragon in the sky. Photo by Viktor Kulikov
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Or a large glowing whirlpool? Photo by Viktor Kulikov
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A portal to another dimension? Photo by Viktor Kulikov
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Let say it’s a furious animal. Photo by Viktor Kulikov
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And with themoon, it’s magical. Photo by Viktor Kulikov
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Just an aurora storm in the sky. Photo by Viktor Kulikov

To conclude a small movie from this awesome aurora storm:

The power of Nature is transcending.

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