Northern myths: 'The Aurora is only visible in winter'

Northern myths: 'The Aurora is only visible in winter'

Anyone who says this is a little dim. Our brilliant, billowing Northern Lights blaze in the sky all year long. Even in late summer up here, the nights are dark enough for dazzling Auroral shows, and autumn affords some of the best Northern Lights-viewing on Earth. 

To get the full story on the Northern Lights, explore Aurora-viewing in the Northwest Territories.  



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