Credit: Antony Spencer/Getty Images The aurora borealis – Kiruna, Sweden When charged particles, which flow from the sun at kph, hit the Earth’s magnetic field at the planet’s poles, they create curtains of light. Solar storms heighten the effect
Cades Cove, in the Smoky Mountains. Cades Cove is an isolated valley located in the Tennessee section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The valley was home to numerous settlers before the formation of the national park.