This time-lapse video, filmed at several locations around Finland's northern Lapland region, was produced by Flatlight Films for the Finnish Tourism Board:

The northern lights seem like a brilliant way to attract tourists — at least better than making a video about how "the sauna is Finland's gift to the world."

Via Universe Today

Russell McLendon ( @russmclendon ) writes about humans and other wildlife.

Time-lapse video: Aurora borealis in Finland
The Finnish government uses the northern lights as a beacon for tourists.