Who has never dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights? It is a show that, those who have had the privilege of observing it, say it is truly exceptional and unique. Now, thanks to new technologies and Google Maps, you can contemplate them from your living room.
After photographing such curious and inhospitable environments as the seabed or the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Google and its famous tool Google Maps, have taken another step into the world of cartography. Now, as they point out in their official blog, "Arctic explorers, science lovers and curious observers can enjoy the spectacular Northern Lights of Finland directly on Google Maps and from the comfort of their armchairs ."
Obviously the landscape and the feeling that is experienced live will not be the same, and never will be, but it is a beautiful way to learn about this enigmatic atmospheric phenomenon that researchers continue to unravel.
To access the images captured by Google's expedition members, you must enter here, click on the frozen lake in Finland (where the snapshots have been captured, browse through them, and enjoy the charm of the energetic electrons in their collision with the surrounding magnetic field the earth.