Amazing Auroras: Northern Lights of October 2012 (Photos)

AuroraMax View of Northern Lights: 9/30

AuroraMax/Canadian Space Agency

The northern lights shimmer above a soccer field on Sept. 30, 2012, in this view from the Canadian Space Agency's AuroraMax camera in Yellowknife, Canada.

Self-Portrait With Aurora, Lake Superior

Laurie Crofoot

Astrophotographer Laurie Crofoot sent in a photo of herself with an aurora seen in Ontonagon County, Michigan, along the southern coast of Lake Superior. The photo was taken the night of September 30th.

October 2012 Aurora Over Saskatoon

Colin Chatfield

Astrophotographer Colin Chatfield sent in a photo of an auroral display taken on the evening of Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2012, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

October 2012 Aurora Over Saskatoon #2

Colin Chatfield

Astrophotographer Colin Chatfield sent in a photo of an auroral display taken on the evening of Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2012, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

October 2012 Aurora Over Saskatoon #3

Colin Chatfield

Astrophotographer Colin Chatfield sent in a photo of an auroral display taken on the evening of Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2012, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Aurora Photographed by Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

Photographer Kevin Palmer sent in this photo of an auroral display taken on the evening of Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2012, in Antioch, IL.

AuroraMax: Canada's Northern Lights

AuroraMax/Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency's AuroraMax camera snapped this amazing view of the northern lights from Yellowknife, Canada, on Oct. 1, 2012.

AuroraMax View of Northern Lights: Yellowknife

AuroraMax/Canadian Space Agency

The northern lights shine over water and trees on Sept. 30, 2012, in this photo captured by an AuroraMax camera operated by the Canadian Space Agency in Yellowknife, Canada.

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