Northern Lights Image by Image Editor FlickrThere are few phenomena that capture the imagination like the Aurora Borealis. The Northern Lights appear only at high latitudes on dark nights from September to March, and lucky star-gazers can witness anything from an ethereal green glow on the horizon to pulsating scarlet streaks across the sky. Countries across Scandinavia, as well as Canada, Alaska, Russia and even Scotland, are home to this seasonal spectacle and travellers cross the globe in the hope of glimpsing it.

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