Iceland In Winter – 2. The South-West

The cliff overlooking the Black Sand Beach near Vik, Iceland. Nikon D810, 85 mm (85.0 ƒ/1.4) 1/100" ƒ/3.2 ISO 64

The cliff overlooking Black Sand Beach near Vik, Iceland. Nikon D810, 85 mm (85.0 ƒ/1.4) 1/100″ ƒ/3.2 ISO 64

Northern Light (Aurora Borealis) is a big attraction in the Icelandic winter, but it’s not so easy to catch. It depends on the intensity of the solar wind, the interaction between the interplanetary and the earth magnetic fields and – obviously – the  weather, all factors on which the human will has no influence whatsoever.

(See also Iceland in the Summer)

L’Aurora Boreale esercita una forte attrazione nell’inverno islandese, ma incontrarla non è poi così banale. La sua visibilità dipende dall’intensità del vento solare, dall’interazione tra i campi magnetici del Sole e della Terra e – ovviamente – dal meteo, fattori su cui la volontà umana non ha alcuna influenza (vedere anche Islanda in Estate)

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