Iceland is a country full of fascinating contradictions, none so mysterious as its aurora. Come explore with Sky & Telescope in October 2016!
A survey of free services and apps that let you keep tabs on space weather so you can anticipate the next great aurora.
Longer nights make September a beautiful time of the year to watch for the Northern Lights. Join us for an incredible astronomy experience, camping & observing the beautiful night skies of Manitoulin on site in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve at Gordon’s Park. The Dark Sky Preserve offers exceptionally dark skies, no light pollution,…
Iceland, October 2–8, 2016 Join Sky & Telescope’s Observing Editor JR Johnson-Roehr on a one-week tour of Iceland! We’ll explore this fascinating island’s unique culture and geology during the day, and then each night we’ll venture into dark areas away from city lights for a chance to view Iceland's Northern Lights. If you’ve never seen…
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A group of about 40 intrepid souls from the U.S. and Australia hits pay dirt on a tour of Iceland
Aurora borealis possible October 7, 2015
Date/Time of photo2015 August 26 - 22:28 UT
Astronomers have detected what looks like auroral emission on an ultra-cool star.
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Date/Time of photoJune 23, 2015 at 2am PST
PhotographerAnnette DeGiovine Oliveira
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An auroral display on June 22nd surprised and delighted viewers in Northern America, Europe, and southern Australia.
Date/Time of photo6/22/15 @ 2300
Fall is a beautiful time of the year to watch for the Northern Lights & enjoy the fall colours. Join us for an incredible astronomy experience, camping & observing the beautiful night skies of Manitoulin on site in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve at Gordon’s Park. The Dark Sky Preserve offers exceptionally dark skies,…
Date/Time of photo18.03.2015
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has detected dust high in Mars’s atmosphere and auroras across the planet’s northern hemisphere.