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The Northern Lights

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I have always wanted to see the northern lights, or Aurora Borealis.  I've dreamed of travelling somewhere like Alaska or Finland to see them.  In fact, there is a hotel in Finland with glass igloos so the vacationers can see the northern lights from their room.  How cool is that?!  Aurora Borealis mainly occur in high longitudes, but what exactly causes them?  Turns out, it's from charged particles from the sun being expelled into space.  The particles then come in contact with Earth's magnetic field.  Then the Earth directs the charge to the poles and they collide with gas particles.

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Here's the hotel with glass igloos too...

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And more northern lights pictures because I love them!





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