On the heels of yesterday’s solar eclipse for the Southern Hemisphere, people across Earth at northerly latitudes last night (November 13-14, 2012) saw and photographed a fabulous display of the aurora borealis, or northern lights. Thanks to EarthSky Facebook friends for posting these wonderful photos.
November 13-14, 2012 aurora as seen by EarthSky Facebook friend Timothy Boocock in Trysil (Hedmark), Norway. Thank you, Timothy.
The November 13-14, 2012 auroral display as seen by EarthSky Facebook friend Birgit Boden in northern Sweden. Thank you, Birgit.
November 13-14, 2012 aurora from EarthSky Facebook friend William Arrington in Caribou, Maine. Thank you, William.
Bottom line: Photos of the beautiful aurora borealis, or northern lights, seen at northerly latitudes on the night of November 13-14, 2012.
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