Another Name for the AuroraBorealis
. The ultimate shiny - totally ephemoral and intangible, truely, the stuff of myth and legend. And absolutely transfixing. Ever stood for hours gawking at the heavens, wearing a T-shirt, sandals, shorts, and not notice that its -10 F outside? Then you've seen the Northern Lights.
Frequently seen from AlaskaUsa and other Arctic lands, but occasionally visible from BostonMass, California, and other lesser and more southerly lands.