Chase the Northern Lights, and find out what it takes to catch a view in your own backyard.
An avid Aurora Chaser, I’m excited to share my advice on capturing the Northern Lights in the lower 48 states. Get tips for beginners and overcome the many obstacles to catch an amazing display. If you enjoy the content, subscribe below.
What causes the Northern Lights and why is it so difficult to predict? In simple terms, our planet’s Aurora are created by the solar wind that is emitted from the sun’s surface.
Take a few easy steps to ensure everyone around you can enjoy the night sky.
Are you chasing a rare phenomenon you can’t even see? In the lower 48 states, the answer could be yes.
So, you’ve chased the Northern Lights in the U.S. and come home empty-handed. You may have been looking right at the Aurora and not even realized it! This field guide will tell you how to know for sure.
When you get discouraged, take a closer look at the odds. What are the odds of capturing a vivid Northern Lights display as far south as the 42nd Parallel?
When you’re trying to catch the Northern Lights for the first time, it’s natural to wonder when you can see them and where. The answer to these questions, it turns out, is not so easy.
There’s more than one way to tell your story. With a new perspective, this piece shares insight into my adventures as an Aurora Chaser.
It’s 2 a.m. My eyes are bleary, my arms and legs tender from a lack of sleep. My dog can hardly keep her head upright, whether she is indoors or out, and my man looks once more longingly at the sky, as I do. This is how we appear after a night of Aurora Chasing.
If one happens to be out alone at night under the Aurora Borealis and hears a whistling sound, one has only to whistle in return, and the lights will come closer out of curiosity.
In many ways, 2021 was a wild year! It marked poignant milestones, incredible accomplishments, bittersweet endings, and exciting new beginnings. This was a year when we got vaccinated, reunited with long lost friends, and truly realized the value of having meaningful connection in our lives.
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