Northern Lights

Northern Lights 
The natural phenomenon of northern lights (aurora borealis) is created when atoms in the upper atmosphere come in contact with with charged particles from the sun.  The northern lights can be seen year round in Churchill, however they are particularly vibrant and active from January through March.
 
Scientists from around the world have come to Churchill to study the northern lights in the active night sky – Churchill is one of the top 3 places on the planet to see them. Learn more about what causes the northern lights.