Esteemed astronomer, Dr. Robin Catchpole, delivers an exciting virtual journey from Moscow to St. Petersburg via the Russian and Norwegian Arctic Circle, aboard the Golden Eagle train.
Renowned for theatrical landscapes and dramatic climate, the lands within the Arctic Circle are some of the world’s most mystifying places to explore. Not only that, but their enviable geographical position means that they are a prime location for seeing the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) at their best.
Robin shares his experiences of what you can expect from travelling through Arctic Russia by luxury train, how best to prepare for going in search of the Northern Lights and what surprises you may encounter on the way!
Run time: 69 minutes
For more information about the Aurora Borealis, Dr. Catchpole has written a series of short articles below;
What causes the Aurora Borealis?
Tips for going in search of the Northern Lights
Tips for photographing the Northern Lights
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