Jim Gilbert's Nature Notes: Catching the northern lights

  • by: Jim Gilbert , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 17, 2013 - 2:17 PM

The northern lights flame in pale green, red or white and shimmer across the sky, and we are filled with a sense of beauty, wonder and awe. I wish everyone had the chance to see the swirling and pulsating displays, but it takes a dark sky, far from the city lights and pollution.

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