Tour Scotland Video Northern Lights North Sea



Tour Scotland video of the Northern Lights over the North Sea in Scotland. The aurora borealis, or northern lights, is a spectacular natural phenomenon which can occasionally be seen in the night sky over Britain. In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas, by Galileo in 1619. Auroras seen within the auroral oval may be directly overhead, but from farther away they illuminate the poleward horizon as a greenish glow, or sometimes a faint red, as if the Sun were rising from an unusual direction.

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