Fantastic northern lights displays
A solar storm impacted the Earth on Monday, allowing for gorgeous displays of the aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. The aurora is caused when charged particles from the solar wind interact with the Earth's upper atmosphere and magnetic field. The Earth is constantly impacted by the solar wind, but once in a while, a big solar storm impacts the Earth. This allows for brilliant Aurora displays, but can also cause disruptions to GPS and power grids.
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