Seeing the Northern Lights-The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis if you want to sound posh, are one of the natural wonders of the world and have been documented from ancient times by Eskimos, American Indians and explorers. They even got a mention in the Old Testament. So what are the Northern Lights and what do they look like?
The third place winner in the Beauty category was 'Kirkjufell Nights' by Nicholas Roemmelt of Austria for his capture of aurora over Kirkjufell waterfalls in Iceland in a moonlit night of March 2014. In the image the aurora can be seen 'sweeping' around the pole
Bright lights of an aurora along the curve of Earth's horizon, photographed from the International Space Station - NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) shared this photograph on social media, taken from the International Space Station on August 15, 2015. - Credit: NASA