Olivier Staiger plays the violin.

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News Tagged with “Northern Lights”
The shooting star, surrounded by northern lights.

Stunning Shooting Star and Northern Lights

2 Mar “I’ve seen many shooting stars, but none like this one.”

Looking toward Reykjavík from Vatnsleysuströnd beach, Saturday night. Light from the Imagine Peace Tower on Viðey island can be seen on the right.

Northern Lights Delight

28 Oct The northern lights put on a major show on Saturday and Sunday night.

The northern lights, seen from the old Þjórsárbrú bridge, South Iceland, the weekend before last.

Attracted by the Northern Lights

7 Oct This is the season of the northern lights, and tourists flock to Iceland to see them.

From Aurora Basecamp last weekend, when the northern lights made an appearance.

Northern Lights Center Opens in Hafnarfjörður

4 Oct Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, opened this week on the outskirts of the town of Hafnarfjörður.

The steel frames are ready.

Simulating Northern Lights for Tourists

15 Aug 2019 Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, is under construction outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

The image shows a giant dragon in the sky.

NASA publishes photo of "dragon" in Iceland's Northern Lights

27 Feb 2019 NASA posted up a stunning image of a dragon-shaped aurora in Iceland's winter sky on February 18th.

Northern Lights in Iceland's winter skies are a breathtaking sight.

Great Northern Lights forecast ahead

23 Jan 2019 Despite a low rate in Northern Lights sightings this winter this evening is looking great for Northern Lights viewing. Aurora activity is strong and the skies will hopefully be clear.

Northern Lights sightings have been fewer this year.

Northern Lights rare this winter

18 Jan 2019 Conditions for Northern Lights sightings have been poor this winter in Iceland and travel agencies have had to cancel many Northern Lights trips.

Tourists observing Northern Lights in Iceland.

Tourists looking for Northern Lights pose danger

14 Jan 2019 Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten reports that tourists hunting for Northern Lights in Iceland are a road hazard.

Northern Lights at Skorradalsvatn, South Iceland, this autumn.

New website for Northern Lights forecasts

6 Nov 2018 Aurora Forecast is a new website offering a complete forecast for Northern Lights in Iceland. One of three founders of the site, Sævar Helgi Bragason says that an all inclusive guide to the Northern Lights has been much needed.

Myndskeið frá íþróttadeild

Crowds of people at Grótta, West Reykjavik last night to see Northern Lights

8 Oct 2018 Last night, spectacular Northern Lights were visible in the early evening. Crowds of people headed to the Grótta beach and lighthouse in West Reykjavik to observe them.

Northern Lights at  Skorradalsvatn in South Iceland this weekend.

Northern Lights remain extremely popular with tourists to Iceland

25 Sep 2018 According to the director of Gray Line, Þórir Garðarson, there is no sign of a decrease in tourists visiting Iceland to see Northern Lights.

The lighthouse at Grótta.

Tourists stranded on Reykjavik islet when observing Northern Lights

17 Sep 2018 The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police received notification last night about a group of tourists who had become stuck in Grótta in Seltjarnarnes, West Reykjavik. Grótta can be accessed by foot at low tide but at high tide it's only accessible by boat.

Northern Lights dancing above Borgarfjörður, West Iceland.

Northern Lights to dwindle in 2019

7 Oct 2017 A forecast predicting that Northern Lights activity will dwindle between 2019 and 2021 Sun’s activity slowly wanes towards Solar Minimum is not deterring tourists from booking Northern Lights trips to Iceland.

Ljósmyndari mbl.is og Morgunblaðsins tók þessa flottu mynd af norðurljósum við Skorradalsvatn.

Iceland "steals" Norway's Northern Lights for a MasterCard ad

24 Sep 2017 Norwegian media have noted that a huge ad at Iceland's domestic airport saying welcome to Iceland actually features a photograph of Northern Lights in a Norwegian fjord.


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