Aurora Borealis

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Cause of Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis occurs when highly charged electrons from the solar wind interact with elements in the earth's atmosphere.

Best time of the year to see Aurora Borealis

The best time to see the northern lights is late November to March.

The best place to see the Aurora Borealis

Alaska is one of the best places to see the lights. Also Denmark, Scotland, Canada, Greenland, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia Sweden
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Trip details

You will be going to Alaska for the chance to see the Aurora Borealis. There is a flight to and back. You are going to want to dress warm as Alaska is very cold. And you might wanna bring a shovel as it snows a lot. The hotel you are staying at has a alarm that will go off when the Aurora is showing, so you don't have to stay up all night waiting for it.

How to predict the Aurora

The higher the kp level the larger the Aurora Borealis show. If the KP number is low the chance of a Aurora show is very slim. The higher the more likely the chance.

The difference between Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis

The difference is that the Aurora Borealis is in the Northern hemisphere and the Aurora Australis is in the Southern hemisphere. They are the same thing just in different hemispheres.