Each year the sun is below the horizon for 4 months in the middle of winter, and above the horizon for 4 months in summer. This video includes shots of auroras and the very rare polar stratospheric nacreous clouds, which form when ozone depleting gases crystallize in the upper atmosphere in the intense cold.


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