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  • The stunning Northern Lights ignite Tromso, Norway
    Globetrotting A to Z: Tromso, Norway
    Get thee to the northern lights. If you have to beg, borrow or - well, work three jobs - book a flight to Norway now. It's the ultimate Bucket List getaway.Tromso sits in the middle of the Magnetic North Pole, a zone encircling the North Pole....
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
    Adventure in Peru, the Northern Lights in Iceland, ski Taos, New Mexico
    Today’s deals include adventures in Peru and Iceland, as well as a cute Bed and Breakfast in Taos, New Mexico.While winter is fast approaching here on the Front Range, it’s Spring in South America. Keytours Vacations has partnered with...
  • Aurora Viewing Conditions
    NOAA issues geomagnetic storm watch for late week with aurora viewing expected
    The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a Geomagnetic Storm Watch for late week as the coronal mass ejection from an X-Class solar flare is expected to reach earth. The latest in a series of solar flares from active sunspot...
  • Active Region 2158
    Aurora borealis possible at mid-latitudes by week's end from X-class solar flare
    Two coronal mass ejections (CME's) from the sun during the last two days will have skywatchers and astronomers looking for the aurora by week's end. According to experts,the earth-directed nature and magnitude of the solar flares will...
  • Astronomy Voyage on Hurtigruten
    Astronomy Voyage on Hurtigruten: Aurora Borealis should be highlight
    Astronomy enthusiasts and adventurous travelers seeking a view of the Northern Lights, take note: Hurtigruten has just announced new winter sailings, the Astronomy Voyage.These 12-day sailings along the scenic Norwegian coast allow guests to join...
  • Sweden Grand Opening
    The wonders of the Northern Lights in a bottle
    The collision of electrically charged, gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere creates the wondrous glow known as the Aurora borealis, or Northern Lights. Young Living Essential Oils recently revealed a new blend formulated specially for...
  • Almanac
    Northern lights, record temperatures and storm damage
    Northern lights, record temperatures and storm damage top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on March 22.1920 ...
  • Is the Sun headed for a grand minimum right now
    Is the Sun heading for a 'grand minima?'
    Last month it became official: this solar maximum is the weakest in over a century. These findings came in the form of a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Speaking on the weak solar activity, Leif Svalgaard of...
  • Aurora Borealis: Sun flares causing dancing lights in the northern hemisphere
    Aurora Borealis: Sun flares causing dancing lights in the northern hemisphere
    A major solar eruption on the sun's surface on Jan. 7, 2014, reached Earth and activated the Aurora Borealis in the northern hemisphere and could be seen in areas near the north pole and as far south as Ohio. These bright dancing lights in the...
  • Solar storm Northern Lights January 9, 2014
    60% chance of solar storms, Northern Lights tonight
    Yesterday, the Sun erupted its first X-class flare of 2014, which sent out a waves of charged atomic particles called a coronal mass ejection (CME) into space and toward Earth. All the action was captured on camera in an amazing video posted...
  • northern lights December 8, 2013 pictures
    Caught on camera: this weekend's Northern Lights
    This past weekend, many people not accustomed to seeing theNorthern Lightsgot a real treat when the Earth moved into a strong stream of the solar wind, sparking displays ofaurora, also known as the Northern Lights. Unfortunately for some, seeing...
  • northern lights December 8, 2013
    Northern Lights reported over U.S., more possible tonight
    Yesterday, the Earth moved into a high speed stream of the solar wind. What is the solar wind? Answer: a wave of charged particles emitted from the Sun at high speed into space. So, what does this all mean for us here on Earth?Answer: the Northern...
  • Sunspot AR1890 solar storm Northern Lights
    Giant sunspot group aimed right at Earth, solar storms possible
    For the past few years, solar observers (yes, with the right equipment, it can be done safely) have been out of luck in looking at sunspots, as our nearest star was buried deep in one of its cyclical minimum periods. However, come 2013, the Sun is...
  • Northern Lights on Hurtigruten
    For your bucket list – the Northern Lights
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernIf you are a bucket-list person, as many travelers are, here’s one that might get one of your items off your list: Hurtigruten’s “Hunt for Northern Lights” off the Norwegian...
  • The Northern Lights created a magical view over the Puget Sound
    The Northern Lights created a magical view over the Puget Sound
    In the Pacific Northwest you find a different type of Pagan who gets to experience a different form of the Great Mother’s magic first hand. This mornings spectacular view of the Northern Lights have lit up our skies and gave us some good...