divalycious
4 years ago1,000+ Views
Every 11 years or so, the Earth experiences a "solar maximum" — a period of particularly intense activity on the sun that produces especially vivid displays of the Aurora Borealis. We're currently around the peak of that solar maximum, and as a result, beautiful photos of the Aurora Borealis have been showing up all over social media. Early this morning, Nunavut blogger Clare Kines tweeted out this beautiful timelapse video: Ole Christian Salomonsen, a former equities broker in Norway, quit his job to become a full-time photographer and videographer, and he dedicated last year to capturing the Northern Lights. This beautiful image was shot as 2013 gave way to 2014: And in December, Salomonsen released this video he produced for Visitnorway.com, which includes shots taken throughout 2013: IMAGES OF THE DAY Some Spectacular Images And Videos Of The Northern Lights This Winter JANUARY 2, 2014 submit to reddit 1 Every 11 years or so, the Earth experiences a "solar maximum" — a period of particularly intense activity on the sun that produces especially vivid displays of the Aurora Borealis. We're currently around the peak of that solar maximum, and as a result, beautiful photos of the Aurora Borealis have been showing up all over social media. Early this morning, Nunavut blogger Clare Kines tweeted out this beautiful timelapse video: Ole Christian Salomonsen, a former equities broker in Norway, quit his job to become a full-time photographer and videographer, and he dedicated last year to capturing the Northern Lights. This beautiful image was shot as 2013 gave way to 2014: (Photo: Ole Christian Salomonsen) And in December, Salomonsen released this video he produced for Visitnorway.com, which includes shots taken throughout 2013: The Nations are a family of six from the UK who first got hooked on the Northern Lights during a trip to Iceland in 2009. They've since dubbed themselves "the Aurora Addicts," and are in the middle of a five-month tour of the Arctic as they chase the lights. They spent New Year's in Balsfjord, Norway:
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So cooooool.
4 years ago·Reply
It seems like it's easy to get addicted to the lights' splendor....I just watched this short video and already I want to see them for myself
4 years ago·Reply
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