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The 17 Best Places to See the Northern Lights in Norway

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When you think of where you can see the northern lights, where do you picture yourself? For most people, the answer is Norway! The first major northern lights destination in the world, Norway has warmly welcomed visitors in the cold winter months with the promise of seeing the aurora. If you’re considering or planning a trip to Norway to see …

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The 13 Best Places to See the Northern Lights in Finland

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Among Scandinavian countries, Finland is often overlooked. People love Denmark with its delicious food, Sweden with its striking design, and Norway is one of the world’s top aurora destinations. Meanwhile, Finland is easily just as good (or maybe better) when it comes to seeing the northern lights – plus you can enjoy dog sledding, sauna breaks, and delicious Finnish pastries …

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17 Astronomy Events in the October Night Sky (2020)

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In the northern hemisphere, October evokes thoughts of crunchy leaves, jack-o-lanterns, and yes, even the PSL. It also signals a full turning of the seasons; after the equinox in September, we’re into aurora season – and it turns out to be meteor season too! This year, the October night sky is going to be a great one. This month is …