Mesmerizing Time Lapse Of Fascinating Northern Lights Over Alberta In Canada

Published March 22, 2018 2,277 Views $1.83 earned

Rumble / Time LapsesHave you ever wondered what are Northern lights? When charged particles from the sun strike atoms in Earth's atmosphere, they cause electrons in the atoms to move to a higher-energy state. When the electrons drop back to a lower energy state, they release a photon: light. This process creates the beautiful aurora or Northern lights. You can't see them very often because they are visible from late September to early April anywhere from 6 pm to 6 am. There also needs to be solar flares on the sun or solar wind. Fascinating! If you haven’t seen any northern light yet, here is an amazing video captured in Alberta, Canada that will simply take your breath away!

Check out this majestic footage of the Northern Lights over Fort McMurray, Alberta. These are the kind of things you get to see at 56.7° North! There are many places to spot the northern lights in Canada. In the western province of Alberta, the sky becomes ablaze with pulsating color from September to April. Also from August to April, it is possible to see the neon green Aurora Borealis on clear nights! So if you are planning to visit Canada next month will the perfect time to do so!

The astronomical greens, reds, purples, and yellows of the aurora borealis are hypnotizing! They are just so mesmerizing to watch! The aurora borealis is a breathtaking wonder with universal appeal. Would you like to visit Alberta, Canada and enjoy this Northern lights?