The aurora is hot in summer

The Aurora is hot in summer

If you thought the Aurora was only a wintertime phenomenon, think again. At the tail end of the Northern summer, the skies begin to darken – and the lights burst into view. This footage was shot in August at a lodge near Yellowknife

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