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Aurora over Glacier National Park

Mesmerizing video of northern lights, resulting from storms on the sun that send charged particles across space, to interact with Earth’s magnetic field.

John Ashley in Montana sent us this video over the weekend. It’s the aurora borealis – or northern lights – seen over Lake McDonald in Montana’s Glacier National Park, September 28 and 29, 2016.

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What causes the northern lights?

Deborah Byrd