PHOTOS: The Enchanting Aurora

Fairbanks, AK, March 7th 2016, : The Aurora over Birch Lake, 60 miles South East of Fairbanks. It is an ideal spot to view the aurora, far from city lights. (Photo by: Xuan Ma/BUNS)

Two BU News Service photographers – Chenyao Xu and Xuan Ma – photograph the Aurora Borealis in Iceland and Alaska. Best seen in the Winter, the Aurora or the Nothern lights are the result of electrons colliding with the upper reaches of Earth’s atmosphere.

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