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Go see the “light which can be heard”

The story about the northern lights involves both the science and the myths behind what causes this extraordinary natural phenomenon that appears as light displays in the sky. The season for when Aurora Borealis, as is the technical term for it, can be seen is starting now and northern Norway is a perfect place for enjoying this magnificent display of colours in the sky.

Click here to read the story about “the light which can be heard”, as is the meaning of Sami term - Guovssahas - describing the northern lights