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See the Northern Lights
 
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Aurora (astronomy)
Auroras, also known as northern and southern (polar) lights or aurorae, are natural light displays in the sky, particularly in the polar regions, and usually observed at night. They typically occur in the ionosphere. They are also referred to as polar auroras. This is a misnomer however, because they are commonly visible between 65 to 72 degrees north and south latitudes, which place them a ring just within the Arctic and Antarctic circles.
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A few places where you can accomplish this: Svalbard in Norway, Kakslauttanen in Finland, Jukkasjärvi in Sweden, Reykjavík in Sweden, and Northern Canada
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The Hills! X50506i
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Just a note in the list. Ccs
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This is my note! Cool huh!
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Oh yup!
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My northern lights comment!
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Note added by Monika. about 8 months ago
Norway & Canada
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I've seen them from Jersey but I want to see them from Iceland
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Ive seen them from Jersey but I want to see them from the North.
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Note added by VM. about 8 months ago
Levillä
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Photo added by samstoybox. about 1 years ago
Seven of us traveled to Iceland for a five day, four night trip which included a Northern Lights by Boat tour. I was lucky enough to get some shots of the Aurora Borealis which only happened for about 15 minutes of our three hour tour. This is looking north from a fjord outside Reykjavik on 03/09/2017. So cool.
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This is the list of things I've already done.
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Saw them by accident while camping on San Juan Island!
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Note added by Zenith . about 2 years ago
Sask.
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Iceland 2016
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March Break of 2015 it was bright and beautiful over my house
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Note added by molly. about 3 years ago
Happened this morning at 3:25 in North Minneapolis Minnesota. My back yard. Still can't believe it.
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Note added by Sophie . about 3 years ago
Completed February 2015 - Iceland
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Note added by Ilona B.. about 3 years ago
I have actually seen the Northern Lights before. The first time, they were so faint, they were barely visible. The second time was from a plane window. I want to see them properly, from the ground while staring up at the sky.
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Note added by Christina. about 3 years ago
July 4th 2015 landing into winnipeg
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Photo added by Keira How. about 3 years ago
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Northern Lights have been elusive the past 2 years. Not only have I stayed up late to possibly catch a glimpse of the Lights here in the PNW, but I've also visited Alaska and gone to prime viewing areas. The weather has not cooperated! Blast.
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Did try - went to Iceland in January 2015 and saw a wee chink of them but too much cloud.
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Temperance the summer of 2013
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In Iceland 12/03/2014
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February 2014
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http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast/TravelersGuide
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Going to Iceland in October so hoping to knock this off the list then
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Photo added by Alice K. about 5 years ago
Finland, April 2013
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Note added by Alice K. about 5 years ago
Oh yes indeed - Finland April 2013. Did I not bore you with the pictures?! They were awesome. As they should be!
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Note added by Thisca. about 5 years ago
Seen on 29th march 2013
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Research where, how to get there, where to stay, etc
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Research where, how to get there, where to stay, etc
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preferably in Iceland
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Note added by Jessi Ward. about 6 years ago
With Brian.
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Go to see them on five separate nights
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Blah, failed!
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Oct 8, 2011 - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada