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Amazing Northern Lights Pictures: July 2012

Aurora over Banff National Park, Canada

Paul Zizka Photography/www.zizka.ca

Night sky watcher Paul Zizka caught the aurora on July 9, 2012, at Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

Aurora Australis over Concordia Station

ESA/IPEV/ENEAA/A. Kumar & E. Bondoux

The ethereal green glow of Aurora Australis high over Concordia station on July 18, 2012. It was taken by ESA-sponsored scientist Alexander Kumar and his colleague Erick Bondoux from about 1 km from the station, located in the Antarctic at –75°S latitude.

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