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See the northern lights on the Astronomy Voyage from Hurtigruten

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The Astronomy Voyage offers a combination of adventure and discovery, giving you a rare opportunity to see the aurora borealis and learn about the science behind it

Norway (PRUnderground) August 30th, 2012

If you have been wondering what causes the northern lights, why not find out whilst seeing the phenomenon for yourself? One of the most incredible natural wonders in the world, it is always worth taking the time out to arrange a trip to see the aurora borealis, and the Astronomy Voyage from Hurtigruten will give you the chance to do this in the esteemed company of a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Any guests lucky enough to venture out on the Astronomy Voyage will be treated to a series of onboard talks from Ian Ridpath, who has forty years of experience in astronomical writing and broadcasting and can count being editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy and Norton’s Star Atlas amongst his many achievements.

Putting an educational twist on our popular 12-day Classic Round Voyage, this tour takes you around Norway, the best place to see the northern lights in the world, and features lectures from a real expert on stars, planets, meteors and the many myths and legends that surround them.

Hurtigruten’s Astronomy Voyage offers the perfect combination of adventure and discovery, giving you a rare opportunity to see the amazing aurora borealis and learn about the science behind it and the night sky in general on the same trip.

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