Countries To See The Northern Lights

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Published
Oct 27, 2021

Hindustan Times

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This mesmerizing phenomenon is a result of the sun’s charged particles trapped in the earth's magnetic field

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Here is a list of countries from where one can enjoy this magical experience

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Norway

Ersfjordbotn, Lofoten Islands and Alta are some popular locations to see the Northern lights from

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Iceland

One can enjoy watching the Aurora Borelius from hot spring lagoons, bubble lodges, or from outdoor hot tubs to beat the cold

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Alaska

The ideal time to see the Northern lights from Alaska is between August to April due to less daylight during those months

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Canada

With low light pollution, Canada is a great place from where one can view the Northern lights

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Greenland

The best time to watch the lights from Greenland is between September to March 

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Sweden

A popular tourist destination to watch the lights from Sweden is a town called Kiruna

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Finland

With clear skies, one can see the Aurora Borealis in Finland between August and April. The further north you go, the better the chances of catching the lights

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Australia

Also known as the Aurora Australis in the Southern Hemisphere, one can see the lights from Tasmania in Australia 

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New Zealand

Queenstown, Lake Tekapo and Stewart Island are some of the places in New Zealand from where one can see the Aurora Australis

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