The sky can provide many delights to passengers. Shooting stars, Aurora Borealis sightings and gorgeous sunsets are a delight from 33,000 feet – but not missile sightings. A recent Cathay Pacific Flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco witnessed something very few others have, a ballistic missile. Show More Summary
This is a video captured by Youtuber Aurora Borealis (LIVE!) while live-streaming the Northern Lights of a meteor that briefly turns the night sky as bright as day. In his own words while I imagine how pissed I'd be if that woke me up and I couldn't fall back asleep. Show More Summary
A livecam meant to watch the northern lights also catches the daytime-bright arrival of a meteor coming in for a landing.
Skye, Scotland, is known for its rugged landscape and medieval castles. It's also far enough north in latitude to be graced with the aurora borealis frequently in the winter months.
One look at the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) and you're destined for a speechless moment. For night sky photographers, the northern lights represent an amazing photo opportunity. For others, it's simply a must-see for those who enjoy night skies and star-gazing. The post Finding & Photographing the Northern Lights appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.
Everybody should see the Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, at least once in their lifetime. There’s nothing quite like the experience of rugging up in the middle of the night, looking up to the sky hoping to see...Show More Summary
The aurora borealis, also known as the “northern lights,” is another telltale sign fall is here with its longer nights.
The spectacular aurora borealis, or the "northern lights," over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its orbital path. The station's main solar arrays are seen in the left foreground.
The Valkyrior, the “Dance of the Spirits,” polar lights, Goddess of the dawn, the mythical firefoxes of Lapland, the Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis. By any name, Aurora has intrigued, scared, excited, and fascinated humans since the dawn of time. Show More Summary
Humans are huge fans of the Aurora Borealis but huge mammals may not be Northern Lights lovers. A new study of an unusual number of beached sperm whales during a short period in 2016 is pointing a finger skyward towards the sun and some massive solar flares that may have disrupted the navigational abilities of... Read more »
A new study argues that large solar storms disrupt the magnetic field that whales use to navigate.
Now’s the perfect time to get up close and personal with the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are a natural phenomenon that light up the night sky most notably in the Arctic region. The dazzling spectacle – akin to a free laser show – is a hypnotic dance of...
Long before all the high-tech lighting effects and lasers, Mother Nature has been putting on a light show of her own - and it's spectacular. The aurora borealis - often referred to as the northern lights - is a celestial display of brightly colored lights shimmering and rippling across the night sky. Show More Summary
Taken 250 miles (402 km) above Earth and at a speed of 17,500 mph (28,164 km/h), this stunning timelapse video of the aurora borealis was tweeted by Nasa astronaut Jack Fischer from the International Space Station. Fischer shared his enthusiasm online: ‘People have asked me what a ‘burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce’ is... Show More Summary
Solar flare brings aurora borealis to parts of the northern U.S. and Canada. The northern lights could light up the sky from midnight Sunday through Monday's early hours in parts of the northern U.S. and Canada, scientists with the National Weather Service reported on Twitter. Show More Summary
Look up into the skies Sunday night and you might just get to see the aurora borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights. Scientists at the NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center say that aurora lights, which are usually only seen in the extreme north and south of the globe, should...
If you're free on Sunday night and you live within a certain range of northern latitudes, you might want to look out a window. Meteorologists are predicting an aurora borealis, or northern lights show. Do you live where the #Aurora...Show More Summary
Skywatchers across most of Canada and the northern U.S. should get a visit from the aurora borealis Sunday night into Monday morning.
See and photograph the aurora borealis on an eight-day "Alaska Winter Wonders” tour that includes seven opportunities to view the northern lights. John Hall's Alaska trip transports participants from Fairbanks to Bettles, just north of the Arctic Circle, and then south through Talkeetna and Girdwood,...