From the February 2011 issue

Appreciating a celestial light show

Iceland isn’t alone in offering dramatic views of the northern lights.
By | Published: February 21, 2011 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Regular columnist Stephen James O’Meara described his time “Star-struck in Iceland,” relating the tiny North Atlantic nation’s various astronomy-related passions. In addition to an active national amateur astronomy scene and an otherworldly, astro-art-inspiring landscape, the country has some of the world’s best auroral shows.