Northern Lights Diary

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Aurora at Kleifarvatn 09.09.2017

On Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017, our sun unleashed two massive solar flares, the second of which was the most powerful we’ve seen in more than a decade. The burst of radiation was so intense, it caused high-frequency radio blackouts across the daytime side of Earth that...

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Aurora at Grotta 05.09.2017

KP2 and no promising cloud forecast - but when we stepped out of the Northern Lights Center right after midnight, the sky above Reykjavik opened up... So we quickly headed to the closest dark spot, the lighthouse Grotta. Due to low tide we were able to take the walk...

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Aurora at Akureyri 30.08.2017

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Aurora at Heidmörk, 23.08.2017

Camping under the Northern Lights, fishing and enjoying the serendipitous scenery... How could it be any better?   Can´t catch the Northern Lights? Visit us at our Northern Lights Center - where the lights are always on display! We keep you updated! Follow us on...

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Aurora at Reykjanes 22.08.2017

  Serenity... This picture was taken at Brimketill August 22nd. The lights don´t always have to be crazy intense - this was taken at a KP3 - to express a very special, mystical mood. We love the combination of the late sunset - it´s still very early in the season...

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Aurora at Hafravatn 19.08.2017

What a night! Blessed with clear sky and a KP6 forecast, we head out to Hafravatn last night - where Lady Aurora gave us a spectacular show that early in the season! No moonlight blending in gave us good photo conditions, and the warm late summer breeze made...

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Aurora at Álftanes 17.08.2017

The lights are back! Earlier than usual, we experienced tonight the first Aurora after a couple of month midnight sun. A KP2 solar storm was predicted, and we have been observing the sunspot for a couple of days... will it be dark enough already? Yes, it was! Still a...

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The big final – Northern Lights at Þingvellir Nationalpark

Goodbye Northern Lights - hello Midnight Sun! Last night we were heading out for this season´s big final. It is already unusual late, but since we were expecting a G2 solar storm with an KP index of 5-7, we just could´t stay home and had to try our luck at our -...

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Aurora at Mývatn

Gleðilegt sumar! Today we celebrate the first day of summer in Iceland - with freezing temperatures below zero, blizzards and strong winds. Arctic summer feeling 🙂 But the forecast showed some open spots in the very far North, so we jumped in the car and head 480 km...

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Aurora at Álftanes, Reykjavík

Another splendid night! We didn´t have to head out far tonight; the sky was clear around Reykjavik and Lady Aurora showed us some amazing displays already right after sunset.

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