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Northern lights and other most colorful natural phenomena

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 14: Green Aurora borealis over Alesund, Norway

Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis

Where: Norway and Iceland

Best time to view: October to March

The dancing light display is seen in polar regions and is caused by collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun in the earth's atmosphere. Although green displays are easier to spot, a glimpse of red is rare.

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