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 Northern lights
 Aurora Borealis
 Galileo Galilei

Northern lights is the name of a light phenomena often seen in the northern regions. The northern lights have had a number of names through history. The scientific name for the phenomena is Aurora Borealis, which is Latin and translates into the red dawn of the north. It was the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei who first used the expression. On the latitude where Galileo was living, northern lights consist of mainly red colour.

The northern lights, aurora borealis, has fascinated and baffled humans for thousands of years. It is related to myths and stories from around the world. For according to the Japanese believe it ensures a long and happy marriage for you and your loved ones. No wonder that Coastal Steamer (Hurtigruten) has become a favorite destination for lovers of tourists from Japan? Some sites warned it about births, on arguing. In the old days, children warned waving to the Northern Lights, because it came down and took them.



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