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Northern Lights Photos: The Amazing Auroras of 2016

Tim Peake Tweets Aurora Australis

ESA/NASA

Tim Peake tweeted an image of the Aurora Australis taken from his vantage point on the International Space Station, April 17, 2016.

Aurora Viewed from the International Space Station

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as @StationCDRKelly)

The brilliant colors of an aurora light up the Earth, in a photo tweeted by astronaut Scott Kelly on Jan. 20, 2016.

Aurora from Duluth, Minnesota

Matthew Moses/Moses Images

Capturing this stunning aurora took only a night’s patience for astrophotographer Matthew Moses. Moses took this image from Brighton Beach along the shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota on March 6, 2016.

Rare Blue Aurora Shimmers Over Lake Superior

Shawn Malone

Astrophotographer Shawn Malone captured this image of rare blue northern lights over Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan on Mar. 17, 2015.

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