Northern lights in Murmansk Region

  • Northern lights begin to appear in the Murmansk Region in late August, when a polar day is coming to an end and the nights are getting darker
  • Colorful lights can be seen until mid-April
  • Each northern light is unique
  • Sometimes it comprises opalescent lines and sometimes floats in the air like iridescent mist
  • Green is the main color of the lights, but with luck pink, lilac, and purple shades can be seen
  • It is impossible to predict the duration of a dancing sky as sometimes it can disappear in less than a couple of minutes
  • It is anyone’s guess whether or not the sky blaze is real
  • In ancient times, the northern lights frightened people and were considered an ill omen
  • Scientists can forecast northern lights and photographers have managed to capture their various shades, while tourist companies sell this as something exclusive
  • Northern lights over the Ura River, Murmansk Region
  • Northern lights begin to appear in the Murmansk Region in late August, when a polar day is coming to an end and the nights are getting darker
  • Colorful lights can be seen until mid-April
  • Each northern light is unique
  • Sometimes it comprises opalescent lines and sometimes floats in the air like iridescent mist
  • Green is the main color of the lights, but with luck pink, lilac, and purple shades can be seen
  • It is impossible to predict the duration of a dancing sky as sometimes it can disappear in less than a couple of minutes
  • It is anyone’s guess whether or not the sky blaze is real
  • In ancient times, the northern lights frightened people and were considered an ill omen
  • Scientists can forecast northern lights and photographers have managed to capture their various shades, while tourist companies sell this as something exclusive
  • Northern lights over the Ura River, Murmansk Region
RIA Novosti. Pavel Lvov
Northern lights begin to appear in the Murmansk Region in late August, when a polar day is coming to an end and the nights are getting darker

Northern lights, one of the most magnificent phenomena, can be observed in the polar region.