Katie hosmer's Blog Posts Tagged 'Aurora Borealis' (1)

Iceland's Glowing Northern Sky



Many of us have never had a chance to see the Northern Lights with our own eyes. This phenomenon, also called Aurora Borealis in the northern hemisphere, is caused by the collision of charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere. The result is a greenish or sometimes red glow of illumination on the horizon.

Icelandic photographer Bernhard Kristinn was able…

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Added by katie hosmer on February 9, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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