PIC BY HALLGRIMUR P. HELGASON/ CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: the aurora borealis in the shape of a huge phoenix) – These dramatic images of the aurora borealis have captured what appears to be a huge PHOENIX rising from the ground and flying over Iceland. With outstretched wings and a striking profile the mythical creature, captured by photographer Hallgrimur P. Helgason, wowed stargazers in Kaldrsel. Hallgrimur, 64, said that the bird showed up in the night sky an hour after he got there and started snapping. He said: Its really a thrill shooting the aurora, especially when they are so playful like they were that night. SEE CATERS COPY.