Beautiful aurora seen in Lapland on November 24, 2012

Beautiful aurora in Lapland (Finland) on November 24, 2012.

Lapland is the northernmost region of Finland. On November 24, 2012, EarthSky Facebook friend Jouni Liukkonen saw this aurora there.

On November 24, 2012, our friend on Facebook, Jouni Liukkonen saw this beautiful aurora for few minutes in Naatamo, Lapland, Finland.

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Deborah Byrd