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.
Bottom line: Photos of the beautiful aurora borealis, or northern lights, seen at northerly latitudes on the night of November 13-14, 2012.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.