Seeing the aurora on a cruise is different to seeing it on land, and it brings its own advantages and challenges. To explore these, we spoke to astronomer Graham Bryant and tour guide Eva Stiegler to get their views and tips.
Adrien Mauduit is an aurora guide at the Aurora Borealis Observatory on Senja island in Norway. He’s also an accomplished night sky photographer. We asked him five questions about being an aurora guide and night sky photographer.
Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights came out in the USA this week, so here is an extract on auroral substorms – the aurora pattern that was first noticed by a researcher from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.