Northern lights activity will lessen from 2019-2021 due to decreasing solar activity.
This year's winter will likely include plenty of Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), according to Sævar Helgi Bragason, an Icelandic astronomer.
Tonight at 8:30 pm, street lights will be turned off for 45 minutes at the University of Iceland campus, as well as in the west part of Reykjavík and downtown, to allow residents and visitors a great view of the stars.
Aryeh Nirenberg, a passenger traveling from New York to Keflavík on December 31, recorded a video of the northern lights, which has caught a lot of attention.
The trailer from documentary Under an Arctic Sky was published yesterday. Photographer Chris Burkard and filmmaker Ben Weiland came to Iceland in December 2015 with a group of surfers in the hope of being able to surf under the northern lights.
The northern lights, which were awaited with anticipation last night, made a spectacular entry in the capital area at about 10:45 pm.
According to the Icelandic Met Office, the next few nights will offer a good chance to see the northern lights.
The North Aurora Exclusive Baths, in Laugar in the rural Reykjadalur valley in Northeast Iceland, will open September 1. The local swimming pool and two hot tubs will be open from 10 pm to 1 am, where visitors can float while watching the starry skies and/or northern lights.
The bright summer nights are gone and autumn is arriving. The northern lights have become visible again and photographers have begun hunting the dancing aurora in the sky.
Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 4.5 hit Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull glacier last night, followed by a series of aftershocks. These are the largest quakes to hit Katla since 1977, when a 5.1 earthquake was measured there.
It’s August 24th and the northern lights made a spectacular comeback at midnight after a summer break.
A Chinese research facility is being constructed by the farm Kárhóll in South-Þingeyjarsýsla county, North Iceland.
A driver on his way to Álftanes peninsula, south of the capital, was lucky to see the northern lights dancing in the sky just after midnight, last night.
Sævar Helgi Bragason, Iceland’s number one astronomy enthusiast, and head of the Astronomy Association of Seltjarnarnes, says there is no truth to rumors that the northern lights may disappear for a few years.
The Iceland Aurora Films team recently published the video Reykjavík Aurora of the northern lights seen from central Reykjavík. Because of light pollution, people usually drive away from the capital to view or photograph the aurora borealis.
Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson took these images of the northern lights at Þingvellir National Park last night. With the Icelandic Met Office forecasting level-9 northern lights on a scale of 0-9, people flocked to observe the spectacle.
The northern lights forecast for West Iceland, especially around Reykjavík, tonight is great, grade 9 (the highest level), with clear skies.
The construction of a 700-square-meter northern lights research center in Reykjadalur, North Iceland, will begin this spring, ruv.is reports. Ground was first broken at the site in spring 2014.