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Spain's dazzling illuminations: Northern Lights in southern Europe?
01 December 2019 @ 17:17

NOW THAT the days are getting shorter and night is falling earlier, hundreds of thousands of people on earth will be checking the daily forecast to see if they have a chance of catching the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights – just as residents in parts of Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile were eagerly watching the evening skies six months ago in the hope of gaining a rare glimpse at the southern version, the Aurora Australis.

Even though they usually appear in the depths of winter, three years ago in September they were so bright one night over Iceland that the whole of Reykjavík turned off its street lamps and home lighting, because they didn't need them.

Hang on. Isn't this supposed to be a website about Spain?

So, why are we talking about Iceland, let alone New Zealand?

Just be patient and read on...



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