AURORA BOREALIS


Also known as the Northern Lights, this natural phenomenon is visible in the Arctic parts of Norway from October through March.

The “lights” vary in color and intensity and are quite unpredictable and unique. The Northern Lights in Norway are solar winds that meet the atmosphere in a zone around the magnetic North Pole, forming arches, waves and curls of light moving across the sky that can be visible with the naked eye.

Best viewed in the North of Norway, the Northern lights are most often seen in rural areas where the sky is dark and not blurred by the city lights. The Arctic city of Tromso and coastal ports north are ideal if cruising to see the lights..

The Northern Lights occur all year in all types of weather. You’ll need clear weather and dark skies. November to April when the daylight is limited is perfect, and some say timing your viewing around a new moon helps. The display usually begins in the late afternoon or in the evening and continues with varying intensity into the night.

Some cruise lines specialize in Northern Lights viewing, planning itineraries to the best spots and sounding onboard alarms and alerts when the Lights are visible. Photography tips and experts may also be available to ensure you capture the moment for sharing.



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