Photographer Richard Gottardo recently captured the spectacular glow of the Northern Lights as they filled the skies above the Rocky Mountains. Although the gorgeous spectacle is difficult to forecast, everything finally came together for Gottardo in mid-April. Not wanting to miss the opportunity due to cloud cover, the Toronto-based photographer drove 5 hours to Revelstoke, British…
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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.
The curtains of light spread high overhead to…Continue