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The Northern Lights are one of nature’s most spectacular phenomenons–and lucky for us, Manitoba is one of the best places in the world to view them. With peak viewing season running from January through March, these glorious washes of celestial colour draw visitors from around the world. Slightly mysterious and definitely interesting, we’ve put together these 10 fascinating facts about Northern Lights for you to explore while you stay home.

10 fascinating facts about the northern lights