Space.comSkywatching Poll: Have You Ever Seen the Northern Lights? By SPACE.com Staff | April 9, 2012 05:09pm ET MORE Have You Ever Seen the Northern Lights or Southern Auroras? Yes! I'll never forget Earth's dancing northern lights displays. Not Sure - I've seen some strange lights in the sky that may have been auroras. No - Seeing the dazzling auroras of Earth is my lifetime to-do list.