Auroras at Andøya Island, Northern Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Feb 19, 2014 /
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These photos were taken where I grew up, a little place called Nordmela, at Andøya Island in northern Norway. I had to drive one hour, to get clear of the clouds, and headed to the west side of Andøya. There were some auroras, as you can see:-)

 

Auroras at Andøya Island, Northern Norway

 

Auroras at Andøya Island, Northern Norway

 

Auroras at Andøya Island, Northern Norway

 

Andøya is Norway's 10th largest island with an area of ​​489 km² and has among the largest bog areas (263 km²) and is well known for its cloudberries. Mires are utilized for extensive production of peat. You can go there by plane, car, or boat. Connecting by a bridge, so you can safely drive there by car if you wish:-) . Andøya is located in the Vesterålen archipelago, 300 km inside the Arctic circle.

 

More Aurora photos from Norway:

How to Photograph Northern Lights

Northern Lights in Norway

Norway's Dancing Auroras and Coronas

 

 

Photos taken at Nordmela, Andøya island at 1am.

 

 

All photos courtesy and copyright Benny Høynes
 
 

 

 

 

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