Photos: Auroras Supercharged by March 2012 Solar Storms

Aurora Viewed Through an Airplane Window

Imelda B. Joson/Edwin L. Aguirre

Skywatchers Imelda B. Joson and Edwin L. Aguirre snapped this photograph of an auroral display from an airplane window, March 12, 2012.

Aurora over Ivalo, Finland

Natalia Robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 7, 2012.

Aurora over Ivalo, Finland #2

Natalia Robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 7, 2012.

Gazing at the Aurora over Ivalo, Finland

Natalia Robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 7, 2012.

Aurora over a Hotel in Ivalo, Finland

Natalia Robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 5, 2012.

Aurora over Ivalo, Finland #3

robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 5, 2012.

Aurora over Lake Superior, Alger County, MI #2

Shawn Malone

Skywatcher Shawn Malone took this photo of the aurora March 15-16, 2012. She writes: "A brightening curtain of northern lights over Lake Superior, Alger County, MI."

Aurora over Ivalo, Finland #4

Natalia Robba

Skywatcher Natalia Robba took this photo of an aurora at Ivalo, Finland on March 5, 2012.

Have a news tip, correction or comment? Let us know at community@space.com.