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A documentary of an expedition to Churchill, Manitoba to film the Northern Lights.

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Kees Verspeek ...
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A documentary of an expedition to Churchill, Manitoba to film the Northern Lights.

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Himself - Representative from space: So what is this aurora that we talked about? Let me show you what an aurora looks like when viewed from space. And what you're looking at is, first of all, the moonlit clouds below us and a bright streak of light in the sky which is just one filament of this great circle that surrounds the south geomagnetic pole and then there's the mirror image of that in the Northern Hemisphere. And you're looking at the stream of particles that's streaming in from the magnetosphere that's actually exciting ...
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Fascinating documentary
1 May 2000 | by (Toronto, ON, Canada) – See all my reviews

Definitely a must-see if you're interested in the Aurora Borealis phenomenon and enjoy unique documentaries. This film contains an interesting blend of quirky comedy, extraordinary cinematography and, of course, fascinating images of the northern lights. Peter Mettler and his crew examine northern culture and film the lights in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada while braving -30 degree temperatures!


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