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Aurora borealis of 22-01-2012
Finland

CME hit Earth's magnetosphere causing this colourful show of northern lights. Pictured here is the situation at around 1800 when the lights were just starting to brighten up. More images can be found here.

Copyright: Janne
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Uploaded: 22/01/2012
Updated: 05/09/2014
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Tags: aurora borealis; northern lights; night; stars; outdoors; sky; nature; dark; light pollution
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