pic of the week: aurora borealis

pic of the week: aurora borealis

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, are seen when the solar wind stream hits Earth’s magnetic field, sparking bright auroras around the Arctic Circle. This shot was taken by photographer Bjorn Jorgensen who lives in Tromso in northern Norway.

A powerful outburst of auroras over the open sea at Eggum on the Lofoten islands in Norway


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