Northern Lights: The definitive guide to auroras

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Learn about the incomparable beauty of the Northern Lights with this accessible guide for aspiring astronomers and seasoned night sky observers. Covers the essential equipment needed for observation and photography.

Tom Kerss covers the cultural and scientific context for auroras, and offers a comprehensive guide to forecasting and photography, so that readers can fuse their own technical mastery with the infinite creativity of nature.

  • Learn about the formation, properties and types of auroras
  • Discover the mythology and history of The Northern Lights
  • Find out about Aurora science from Antiquity to the modern day
  • Listen and learn how to take stunning photographs of the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights will give you a complete understanding of one of the true wonders of the natural world and leave you prepared for the adventure of a lifetime.