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Northern Lights Photos: Amazing Aurora Views of 2014

Auroras Glow Over Hotel in Swedish Lapland by Chad Blakley

Chad Blakley | ligthsoverlapland.com

Northern lights glow over a small hotel high in the Swedish mountains on Feb. 21, 2014 in this image from the video “Lights Over Lapland” by Chad Blakley. [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here]

Auroras Glow Over Skywatchers in Swedish Mountains by Chad Blakley

Chad Blakley | ligthsoverlapland.com

Northern lights glow over skywatchers high in the Swedish mountains on Feb. 21, 2014 in this image from the video “Lights Over Lapland” by Chad Blakley. [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here] [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here]

Intense Auroras Glow Over Hotel in Swedish Mountains by Chad Blakley

Chad Blakley | ligthsoverlapland.com

Intense northern lights glow over a small hotel high in the Swedish mountains on Feb. 21, 2014 in this image from the video “Lights Over Lapland” by Chad Blakley. [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here]

Auroras Dance Over Hotel in Swedish Mountains by Chad Blakley

Chad Blakley | ligthsoverlapland.com

Brilliant northern lights dance over a small hotel high in the Swedish mountains on Feb. 21, 2014 in this image from the video “Lights Over Lapland” by Chad Blakley. [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here]

Vivid Auroras Shimmer Over Northern Sweden by Chad Blakley

Chad Blakley | ligthsoverlapland.com

Colorful auroras shimmer over northern Sweden on Feb. 21, 2014 in this image from the video “Lights Over Lapland” by Chad Blakley. [Read the full story behind this photo and see a dazzling video of the auroras here]

Northern Lights Over Norway

Harald Albrigtsen

Photographer Harald Albrigtsen snapped this photo of the northern lights from Tromsø, Norway, on Jan. 9, 2014. [See the story behind this photo here.

Aurora and Airglow from Space

JAXA/Koichi Wakata

Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata captured this stunning view of an aurora over Earth, with blue airglow, as seen from the International Space Station on Jan. 26, 2014. Wakata: "This morning's green & faint red aurora,orange earth glow,blue scattered light from the sun,& Canadian city lights."

Aurora Over Canada

Mike Hopkins (via Twitter as @AstroIllini)

Astronaut Hopkins tweeted this photo of an aurora over Canada taken on the International Space Station on Feb. 1, 2014.

Hopkins' View of an Auroral Display

Mike Hopkins (via Twitter as @AstroIllini)

Astronaut Hopkins tweeted this photo of an aurora taken on the International Space Station on Feb. 3, 2014.

Auroras Over Norway Video Frame

Level 4

Auroras dance in the skies over Norway in a video from Level 4 production company. Image uploaded Jan. 15, 2014. [See full story.]

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