Book, Northern Lights - Mystery and facts
The book is 96 pages in full 4-color, format 17 × 24 cm. and has hard covers.
Published in English, German, French and Norwegian.
The beautiful, overwhelming and enigmatic Northern Lights have fascinated people at all times. The play of colors in the sky has created myths, fears and hopes in Europe, Asia and North America - and a growing interest in today's Norway. This book provides the answer to current questions from home and abroad, and new knowledge.
Northern Lights - mystery and facts describe the ancestors' superstitions, and what we know today about the phenomenon aurora borealis. The many spectacular pictures show the northern lights in all their glory, with dramatic play of colors and changing shapes - and beautiful northern Norwegian nature in all seasons.
The book explains in an easy-to-understand way how the enigmatic light arises, and what we know today about the phenomenon.
The text is written by Dag Christensen, author and editor with more than 30 books behind him.
The pictures are mainly by Arild Heitmann and Stian Klo, two professional and highly renowned photographers based in northern Norway. Both have extensive experience with the northern lights and the country's unique nature.