The intensity of the northern lights has begun to fade, which is why a lot of people are flocking to witness this spectacular natural phenomenon before it diminishes any further. The northern lights are truly one of nature’s greatest spectacles, and it is definitely a sight that one needs to experience in their lifetime. The phenomenon is quite complex on its own and there are many details you probably don’t know about it. This list features 10 amazing facts that you should know about the northern lights.
Your best chance of seeing the Northern lights depends on how far up north you are. The Arctic is the best spot for seeing the lights where they can be seen even in the afternoon.
The Northern lights have a counterpart on the other side of the planet known as the Southern lights, or Aurora Australis. This has its own spectrum of colors and can be seen in places like Antarctica, South America, New Zealand and Australia.