Aurora in England

NorthumberlandSo you have to go to the Arctic Circle to see the stunning cosmic lightshow, the Aurora Borealis? From time to time it is visible across the skies of England, as in this photo in Northumberland.

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World at Night

World at nightIf it were night-time everywhere simultaneously it would look like this composite picture. In addition the main shipping lanes are in blue and the main air routes are in red.

Just shows where most of the energy is used on this planet.