So much so that Icelandic officials have suggested people turn off their lights to experience them.
Icelands capital turned off its lights to let the aurora borealis beam a little brighter Wednesday night. Watch the spectacular results here.
The lights were turned off in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Wednesday so people could clearly see the Northern Lights, according to local reports.
Wednesday night's aurora borealis forecast was particularly strong, so Icelandic officials tried to reduce light pollution so the green glow would be more visible to people in the capital.