Sunday, June 25, 2017

Weak solar wind creates fiery auroras around the Arctic Circle

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A solar wind stream is gently buffeting Earth's magnetic field. And this is sparking auroras around the Arctic Circle. Alexander Rogachev saw this fiery display on March 1, 2016 in...

Just an eerie wolf in the sky

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What do you see in this aurora captured by Marja-Terttu Karlsson on December 19, 2015 in the sky of Pajala, Sweden? I see a wolf. It is sitting down... And then decides...

And suddenly a rising phoenix aurora appeared in the sky of Iceland

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These amazing northern lights looking like a rising phoenix over Iceland were taken by Hallgrimur P. Helgason on September 24, 2015. His incredible photo just won a 'Best of the...

Mystery glowing light crosses auroras in Finland

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What is this mystery glowing light crossing a line of auroras in the sky of Finland? To me, that really looks like an alien spaceship... But let's try to really...

Extremely rare purple aurora australis over Tasmania

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Extremely rare purple aurora australis appeared in the sky of Tasmania, Australia on February 10, 2016. And suddenly the sky turned red. These pictures were obtained via the Facebook Page Aurora...

Geomagnetic storm expected on 14-15 February 2016

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A small geomagnetic storm is expected during the night of 14/15 February, 2016. This solar storm was produced by a long duration C8.9 flare on February 11, 2016 at 9:03 pm...

Horacio Llorens paragliding through Aurora Borealis over Tromsø at night

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Horacio Llorens is a well-known paraglider. And he just fulfilled one of his dreams: flying through northern lights. As described on the Red Bull video: 'Battling sub-zero degree temperatures on the ground...

Solar wind sparks aurora storm around the Arctic Circle

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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...

Aurora and light pillars illuminate the sky of Finland

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These awesome but rare photographs by Antti Pietikäinen, guide at The Aurora Zone, feature auroras and light pilars in the same image. Yes, right! As the temperature reached -35°C and...

Intense yellow auroras light up the sky of Murmansk

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Auroras result from emissions of photons in the Earth's upper atmosphere which differ with altitude. At high altitudes oxygen red dominates, then oxygen green and nitrogen blue/red, then finally...

Epic northern lights show in Alaska on 12.20.2015

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A G2-class geomagnetic storm is in progress on Dec. 20th as Earth moves through the wake of a CME that struck our planet's magnetic field yesterday. High-latitude sky watchers were...

And suddenly an aurora volcano erupted spewing green lights on unusual lenticular cloud

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Nature is magic and powerful. Look at this amazing green aurora volcano coloring this unusual lenticular cloud photographed in Iceland by Stéphane Vetter. And this is what this picture features: In the foreground you...

Aurora borealis color lenticular clouds in green over Iceland on incredible pictures

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Nature photographer Daniele Boffelli caught this gorgeous picture of lenticular clours being colored in green by strong aurora Borealis in the sky of Iceland. And after viewing the pictures below,...

And suddenly multicolor pillars of fire rose to heaven

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The astrophotographer Minoru Yoneto was looking at comet Catalina C/2013 US10... When suddenly Southern Lights appeared and the pillars of fire rose to heaven. Red auroras - scarlet, crimson, and carmine...

Just some whales swimming under northern lights in Norway

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These humpback whales truely enjoy the auroras lighting up the sky. This epic video was captured by Norwegian cameraman Harald Albrigtsen off Norway's coast. Two days ago, again in Norway, auroras...

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

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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...

This northern lights video captured by ISS is just out of this world

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This time-lapse video was captured between September 7 and 12, 2015 by the Cupola. Just enjoy this northern lights video... From space If you want some more, watch this amazing video of...

Aurora and bioluminescent waves: Anglesey, the island where the magic happens

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Anglesey might really be the island where the magic happens... Well at least when you look at this awesome picture of auroras lighting up the sky over glowing-blue bioluminous waves at Anglesey,...

And suddenly angel auroras lit up the sky before transforming into a fiery Phoenix in Russia

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First the auroras looked like a fiery angel. Then the amazing northern lights suddenly took the shape of the mythological firebird. Do you see the wings? This massive aurora show occurred the skies...

Mysterious blood red auroras light up the skies over the USA

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While solar wind is pouring through a crack in Earth's magnetosphere, G2-class storms and bright auroras spark around the Arctic Circle. But not only. Some made their way all the...