The Ultimate Guide to Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Ultimate Guide to Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland (B)

Have you dreamed of seeing the beautiful lights that dress up the skies of northern countries? This spectacular natural display is like an intricate dance, a beautiful show that is orchestrated for you watch and be delighted by on the Earth below.

So what exactly is this incredible display, and how is viewing it possible? Also, why visit Iceland for northern lights viewing, and which places make this mysterious and beautiful phenomenon most visible to you? We will answer these and other questions in this ultimate guide to seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland.

The Northern Lights are a type of phenomenon that is also known as the Aurora Borealis. The name was given by the astronomer Galileo, who saw them as a beautiful and mystical appearance.

The cause of this celestial light show is actually sunspots. Highly charged particles of plasma that escape through these sunspots are drawn to earth and, when they get close enough, start to interact with the magnetic field of the earth. In a spiraling motion, these tiny particles move swiftly, and some enter the earth’s atmosphere. When they do, they start to collide with particles in the atmosphere, thus creating the glowing lights that make up this wondrous display. It occurs around the North Polar Region.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Ultimate Guide to Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland
Guide Location: Iceland » Reykjavik
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Cezary Krol
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