Northern Lights Diary

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VOLCANIC ERUPTION AT REYKJANES

VOLCANIC ERUPTION AT REYKJANES

Are you planning a trip to Iceland but are worried about the current eruption on Reykjanes peninsula? Here's all you need to know!WHAT IS HAPPENING A new volcanic eruption has started at Reykjanes peninsula on Dec 18th, 23.10. The eruptive fissure is about 4 km long,...

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Extremely rare “blood aurora” dancing over Iceland last weekend

Extremely rare “blood aurora” dancing over Iceland last weekend

Last weekend, people in Iceland witnessed an extremely rare phenomenon: The so-called blood aurora, strong red auroral displays clearly visible to the bare eyes. Watch the phenomenal video, captured by Grétar Jónsson, owner and founder of Aurora Reykjavik, the Northern lights Center, and Katarina Raker, photographer.

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Best time Best places Best settings  There is perhaps nothing more magical than witnessing the beauty of a Northern Lights display, and it has been a lifelong dream of many. Bringing home your very own shot of these magic is the cherry on the cake. However, those...

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HELP, IT’S FULL MOON! WILL IT RUIN MY AURORA EXPERIENCE?

HELP, IT’S FULL MOON! WILL IT RUIN MY AURORA EXPERIENCE?

  Help! It’s full moon! Will it ruin my aurora experience?  Imagine this: You just made it in the subarctic region, right under the auroral oval. It seems like you’re incredibly lucky: You hit the right time of the year (it’s dark enough!), the solar activity is...

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NORTHERN LIGHTS AT ÞINGVELLIR – OCT. 1ST

NORTHERN LIGHTS AT ÞINGVELLIR – OCT. 1ST

  Chasing the northern lights often resembles playing a card game. Knowledge and experience clearly enhance your chances a great deal, but in the end, it’s all about a little bit of luck. And then there are these nights: Perfect forecast, right timing, clear skies –...

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5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE AUTUMN AURORAS

5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE AUTUMN AURORAS

The northern lights are visible between September and April. Experiencing the phenomenon is always a treat, but Auroras happening during our short lived Autumn are among our absolute favourite, especially to photograph. See why here.

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