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The northern lights occur when gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere collide with charged particles released from the sun's atmosphere. Meaning, the beautiful green and pink skyward waves are a result of electrically-charged particles from the sun entering the Earth's atmosphere, which is why a solar flare resulted in a late-March aurora borealis over parts of Canada and the U.S. According to the Northern Lights Centre

The lights appear in many forms from patches or scattered clouds of light to streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays that light up the sky with an eerie glow.

It's no surprise that the northern lights helped contribute to a 27.5 percent increase in Iceland's tourism industry in 2016. 

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The Sea of Stars, on the other hand, is a gorgeous natural phenomenon in the Maldives. Living in the waters of Vaadhoo Island are plankton with quite a unique ability: they generate light when put under stress. This stress can be caused by things as simple as the waves of the sea, resulting in incredible undulations of twinkling, electric-blue lights. According to the Culture Trip:

The speculator phenomena is one of nature’s rarest events.

The world has bioluminescence to thank when looking upon the Sea of Stars. Those who are lucky enough to witness it experience a real-life fantasy. 

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