One of the most beautiful things you will ever see is the Northern Lights. It's like God has taken the sky as his own canvas and slashed it with the most stunning colors. Just looking at still shot photos takes your breath away. When you are outside among the stars, there is nothing more perfect than the Aurora Borealis.

Explain to me the wonders of the Northern Lights

For those of you that are new to North Dakota, or have never experienced the wonders of Northern Lights, here is some info. According to "The northern lights, one of several astronomical phenomena called polar lights (Aurora Polaris), are shafts or curtains of colored light visible on occasion in the night sky..." The Northern Lights can appear year-round in North Dakota, and it is well known that the furthest you get away from the city lights the better your chances of watching it. There is a great place you can visit that will give you some tips and prepare you for your first adventure to view the incredible Northern Lights. You can check out ndtourism.

Just last Monday night all across Eastern North Dakota the skies were brilliant

We here in Bismarck/Mandan were unable to catch the light show due to some annoying lingering clouds. About 296 miles east of Bismarck, Drayton North Dakota was treated to some of the most stunning light shows ever recorded. The sugar beet farmers that we"re lucky to have seen it will never forget it. I can only think of it as a gift from God, and definitely a reward for living in North Dakota!


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