Awesome Aurora Borealis

Aurora Over Alaska

Aurora Over Alaska

No matter how many videos we see of the Aurora Borealis, we never get tired of watching this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon. To capture this impressive sequence, photographer Vincent Ledvina spent eight nights shooting more than 8000 photographs while staking out the skies over Fort Yukon, Alaska.

BlissLights Ark Lite

BlissLights Ark Lite
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This tabletop projector transforms any darkened room into the Arctic, with an entrancing light show inspired by the Aurora Borealis. It uses a bright direct-diode laser and specialized glass optics to project abstract patterns in blues, greens, and purples. They also sell a bundle version that includes their star projector.

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Surveying The Northern Lights

Surveying The Northern Lights

Auroras create some of the most awe-inspiring visuals you can see on our planet. SciFri introduces us to Don Fairbanks, a scientist who has dedicated the last two decades to studying these polar lights. His recent research is focused on how they can impact communications satellites and the Earth’s power grid.

Night in Antarctica

Night in Antarctica

Martin Heck of Timestorm Films journeyed to the South Pole to bring us this time-lapse footage of the colorful, dancing lights of the Aurora Australis. With nighttime temperatures as below -70°C/-95°F, he needed special housings to ensure the cameras didn’t fail.

H.A.A.R.P. Borealis

H.A.A.R.P. Borealis

Located in Eastern Alaska, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program is a research facility used to study the ionosphere. The Skyglow Project recently was granted access to the mysterious looking array of antennas, and caught the Aurora Borealis while shooting.

Lunar Eclipse and Aurora in 360º

Lunar Eclipse and Aurora in 360º

Photographer William Briscoe captured this awe-inspiring 8K 360º time-lapse footage of the super blue blood moon as the aurora borealis danced in the skies outside of Fairbanks, Alaska back on 1/31/18. Crank the resolution as high as you can, and scan the skies for the moon.

Aurora Borealis Heat Change Mug

Aurora Borealis Heat Change Mug
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Unless you live somewhere pretty far North and isolated from the big city, you probably don’t have a chance to see the Northern Lights. Enjoy the Aurora Borealis every time you fill up your coffee with this ceramic mug that reveals the glorious green lights whenever it heats up.

Aurora Borealis Paramotoring

Aurora Borealis Paramotoring

Acrobatic flyer Horacio Llorens recently combined two amazing bucket list experiences into one as he took on sub-zero temperatures in his motorized paraglider, against the brilliant blue-green backdrop of the Aurora Borealis in Trømso, Norway.

The Northern Lights in Real Time

The Northern Lights in Real Time

We often see the Aurora Borealis – and Australis – preserved in time-lapse videos. But they’re much stranger in real time, as shown by photographer Kwon O Chul. He shot this video in Aurora Village in Yellowknife, Canada.

ISS Time-Lapse: Full Edit

ISS Time-Lapse: Full Edit

We’ve been pretty impressed by the previous footage shot from the International Space Station orbiting the Earth, but this 5 minute edit by Michael König is truly the pièce de résistance.

Auroras from Space

Auroras from Space

An extraordinary view of the Northern and Southern Auroras captured from the ISS as it orbits the globe, making Earth look like some far-off alien planet. Another awesome clip here.

Hotel Kakslauttanen Igloo Village

Hotel Kakslauttanen Igloo Village

Looking for an exotic locale for your next vacation? Why not head to Lapland, where you can sleep inside a thermal glass igloo, staring up at the Aurora Borealis. Snow igloos also available.

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