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Mystical Sky

Mystical Sky - northern lights, lake, nature, ice, green, cold, sky, light, blue, aurora
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Northern lights
In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas, by Pierre Gassendi in 1621.Auroras seen near the magnetic pole may be high overhead, but from farther away, they illuminate the northern horizon as a greenish glow or sometimes a faint red, as if the Sun were rising from an unusual direction. The aurora borealis most often occurs near the equinoxes. The northern lights have had a number of names throughout history. The Cree call this phenomenon the "Dance of the Spirits". In Europe, in the Middle Ages, the auroras were commonly believed a sign from God

Its southern counterpart, the aurora australis (or the southern lights), has almost identical features to the aurora borealis and changes simultaneously with to changes in the northern auroral zone and is visible from high southern latitudes in Antarctica, South America and Australia.
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In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas, by Pierre Gassendi in 1621.Auroras seen near the magnetic pole may be high overhead, but from farther away, they illuminate the northern horizon as a greenish glow or sometimes a faint red, as if the Sun were rising from an unusual direction. The aurora borealis most often occurs near the equinoxes. The northern lights have had a number of names throughout history. The Cree call this phenomenon the "Dance of the Spirits". In Europe, in the Middle Ages, the auroras were commonly believed a sign from God

Its southern counterpart, the aurora australis (or the southern lights), has almost identical features to the aurora borealis and changes simultaneously with to changes in the northern auroral zone and is visible from high southern latitudes in Antarctica, South America and Australia.
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Wallpaper Comments (14)

dawnbright
Posted by dawnbright on 02/23/12 at 08:40 AM
The beauty of this is really magical !!
The violent storm is is the magician !!
The plants,trees, northern sky and stars !!
Are the learned spectators seeing the magic !!
Monarch !A nice charming and lovely wallpaper !!!
allfoursnready
Posted by allfoursnready on 01/30/12 at 10:17 PM
I suppose it's not 'real' but it is really cool.
jpjeffery
Posted by jpjeffery on 01/30/12 at 04:20 AM
Not real (or at least, not unadulterated!) but still lovely.
TN
Posted by TN on 01/28/12 at 03:41 PM
That's something I miss seeing,nice one,
thanks :)
dianespb
Posted by dianespb on 01/28/12 at 07:34 AM
Beautiful!
cap81122
Posted by cap81122 on 09/28/11 at 06:01 AM
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Talana
Posted by Talana on 08/30/11 at 03:57 PM
:) Wonderful Image :) :)
We often see this in Norway during Winther, but every time it is as breathtaking and beautiful as the first time I watched this :) :)
Robotic
Posted by Robotic on 08/29/11 at 05:20 PM
Beautiful! F+1
ancasimona
Posted by ancasimona on 08/29/11 at 02:11 PM
This is wonderful,thanks for the description too:) +1f
chinasweetie
Posted by chinasweetie on 08/29/11 at 01:55 PM
Beautiful. I luv it. FD+1
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Total Downloads: 8,439
Times Favorited: 71
Uploaded By: autumngirl97
Date Uploaded: June 21, 2011
Filename: -lights-wallpaper-1.jpg
Original Resolution: 1920x1080
File Size: 154.3KB
Category: Sky

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