Autumn and Spring – the Best Aurora Seasons

Even though many people associate the aurora with cold and snowy winter scenery, the most active seasons are actually autumn and spring when the earth’s orientation towards the sun maximises the probability of solar flares interacting with the planet’s magnetic field to generate this phenomenon.

As a nature photographer from Lapland, Markus Kiili finds that the equinox seasons are the best times for capturing the Northern Lights on film.

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In Lapland, swapping the hustle and bustle of ski resorts and cities to the peace and quiet of the wilderness takes mere minutes.

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