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10 Stunning Images and Legends of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

December 14, 2008 / 9 Comments

Alex came across some beautiful images of Aurora Borealis (northern lights). They are called aurora australis In the southern hemisphere. I thought it might be interesting to throw in some of the appearances of the aurora in mythology that I found at wikipedia. In Bulfinch's Mythology, Thomas Bulfinch claimed in 1855 that in Norse mythology: The Valkyrior are warlike virgins, mounted upon ...