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Aurora Borealis

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.

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.

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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.

In Flight Northern Lights

In Flight Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis are one of nature’s most spectacular displays. It turns out that you don’t need to land on the ground up North to see them either. Photographer Aryeh Nirenberg captured this stunning view right out of her airplane window flying from NYC to Iceland.

At the Edge of the Solar Storm

At the Edge of the Solar Storm

AD Photography wows us with imagery of the skies over Denmark’s Ordrup Beach, as an array of bold colors emerge from the skies, going far beyond the hues we’ve seen from the Aurora Borealis before. It took hundreds of hours to capture, but the end result is worth it.

Northern Lights by Drone

Northern Lights by Drone

While we’ve seen countless images of the Aurora Borealis, OZZO Photography’s take is a bit different than the norm. Rather than use a still camera on a tripod, he sent his drone flying through the green-tinged world of Reykjanes Iceland for a unique and immersive perspective.

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 4K

The Northern Lights in 4K

Assuming you’ve got a high enough resolution screen, this real-time 4K footage captured by Ronn and Marketa Murray of the aurora borealis may be the closest you’ll get to seeing this awesome phenomenon than in person.

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.

Lights over Lapland

Lights over Lapland

Perhaps the best ever time-lapse photography of the Aurora Borealis, Chad Blakley assembled 3 years of DSLR footage to create this awe-inspiring demonstration of Mother Nature’s spectacle.

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.

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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.

The Aurora

The Aurora

Photographer Terje Sorgjerd traveled to Russia and captured over 22,000 images in -25°C temperatures so we could enjoy nature’s most amazing light show without freezing our asses off.

Aurora Borealis Time-Lapse

Aurora Borealis Time-Lapse

Tor Even Mathisen used a Canon EOS 5D mark II with a Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L II to create this wonderful time-lapse of the Aurora Borealis dancing over the night sky of Tromsø, Norway.

Aurora Borealis Photography

Aurora Borealis Photography

We’re enjoying this collection of difficult-to-capture photos of the Aurora Borealis light display, visible in polar regions and observed at night, where it illuminates the northern horizon. (Thanks Hannah!)

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