Ghostly Greens

By: Yuichi Takasaka


Region: Americas

Site: Northwest Territories - Canada

Date: 2014 Sep 2

As seen on the National Geographic News the northern lights flare above Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories. The ghostly green ribbons appear when charged particles blasted off the sun—via coronal mass ejections—splatter against Earth's magnetic field. Yuichi Takaska,

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