If you want to see the beauty of the sky, calling the Northern Lights, it is necessary to go beyond the Arctic Circle. The easiest way to find the northern lights in the Murmansk region. The largest airport is in the city of Murmansk, which is 1,000 kilometers from St. Petersburg.
How to catch a Northern Lights?
1. Keep flashes on the sun, the desired rate of geomagnetic activity index is from 4-5;
2. Get outside the major cities. Light pollution is very high, so you need to find the appropriate place in the country. You can also see all the beauty of natural phenomena in the neighboring villages – Vidjaevo or Teriberka.
3. Watch the weather forecast. Even the bright lights will be difficult to see beyond the veil of clouds.