It's the first time a flight has been offered just to see the phenomena.
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The aurora borealis is a unique celestial display caused by charged particles from the sun interacting with the molecules and atoms in Earth's atmosphere. The result is mesmerising, brightly-colored streamers in the sky. These eight places across Canada are some of the best in the world for catching a glimpse of the ethereal northern lights.
In a country renowned for its idyllic natural landscapes and breathtaking city skylines, pretty much any location in Canada makes for a great snapshot. Canadians love to take selfies with beautiful backdrops; even Drake's new album cover can attest to this.
The phenomena of the aurora borealis (northern lights) and aurora australis (southern lights) have mesmerized humanity since the first sightings hundreds of years ago. The aurora borealis and aurora australis are the result of electrons colliding roughly 80 to 480 kilometres above the Earth's surface, guided by Earth's magnetic field to form two ovals roughly centred at the globe's magnetic poles.
Earth may see some strong geomagnetic storm activity Wednesday.
Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... solar winds?