In the photo you can see the history of cycles of the Northern Lights, which are growing year by year. Expect that the culmination will be an unforgettable spectacle in 2012. 35-year-old Icelandic photographer Orvar Torgirsson followed by photos of the annual increase in the intensity of the phenomenon. The photos show how bright lights have been this year. Scientists expect that the lights in 2012 will be like a firecracker. It will be called the solar maximum – a period when the magnetic field of the sun at its equator rotates faster than the poles. Solar cycle from one peak to another is 11 years. The last was in 2000, and NASA scientists predict that the next one in 2012. It will be the biggest since 1958. Then Aurora stunned the people of Mexico, appearing in three places. Shining beacon lit Garskagaviti in Iceland, October 2010.