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Here we go! The new Aurora hunting season has begun.

First Aurora on this new season 22.8.2019 002 2

For the last three months, Aurora hunters have been at a loose end while the 24-hour daylight of the Midnight Sun renders the Northern Lights invisible. Last night, the wait ended as the first Aurora of the 2019/20 season graced the skies of North East Finland.

Our long-term guide and partner, Timo Halonen captured the moment in the night sky above the remote reindeer-herding settlement of Menesjarvi. Menesjarvi is one of our absolute favourite spots. The isolated location means that there is very little light pollution and with plenty of excellent vantage spots nearby, there is always a very good chance of seeing the Northern Lights.

Last night’s display was by no means the most spectacular and Timo’s image illustrates that the darkest nights are not yet upon us. Nevertheless, the first Aurora of the new season always brings anticipatory excitement for the coming months. As ever, we’ll be out and about capturing the best displays from the greatest locations.

Keep watching this space folks.

Click here to find out more about Menesjarvi

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