Northern Lights from Around the World

October 25, 2011

A major solar storm reportedly resulted in a rare, vivid display of the Northern Lights -- a.k.a. the Aurora Borealis -- around the world during the evening and early morning of October 24th and 25th. A number of time-lapse videos have been posted depicting the uncommon phenomenon that were uploaded from as disparate locations as Missouri and Michigan in the United States and the Scandinavian nations of Sweden, Norway, and Finland.

We've pulled together a playlist of higher quality videos and photomontages capturing the dazzling meteorological event:

(Use the arrows to navigate between videos or watch them all here.)