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The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that appear to be fresh out of a fantasy novel. Otherwise known as Aurora Borealis, these lights are the product of the Earth’s magnetic field and high energy particles from the sun. Normally our magnetic field is invisible, but in certain locations, like the Earth’s poles, they becomeContinue reading “The Northern Lights” Continue reading

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The Northern Lights

One of the world’s most fascinating and natural wonders are the Northern Lights. These magical lights come in a variety of dancing colors. This seemingly random light show occurs as a result of interactions of Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere with solar winds. Solar winds released by the Sun’s sunspot regions travel through space until … Continue reading The Northern Lights Continue reading

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An Unobstructed View

If you had to guess where the above picture was taken, what would you say? Iceland? Northern Canada? Alaska? Finland? Believe it or not, the above picture was taken in northern Michigan at Headlands International Dark Sky Park. This park is located west of¬†Mackinaw City¬†and encompasses two miles of undeveloped Lake Michigan shoreline. Headlands became … Continue reading An Unobstructed View Continue reading

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