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19 Beautiful Photos Of The Astral Auroras

For no other reason than to make you feel better. Them Northern and Southern Lights sure are purdy.

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Aurora Borealis, or “The Northern Lights,” fill the sky over Finnmark, Norway, March 13, 2011.

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Aurora Australis, or “The Southern Lights,” glow in the sky over the town of Glenn Ourua near Palmeston North, north of New Zealand’s national capital Wellington on April 1, 2001.

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While docked at the International Space Station, an Endeavour crew member captures the Aurora Borealis, March 21, 2008.

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The Aurora Borealis is seen from Mile 7 on Beam Road above snow-covered tundras near Nome, Alaska March 10, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis over the midwest of the United States, taken aboard the International Space Station on January 25, 2012.

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The Aurora Australis between Antarctica and Australia from the International Space Station, March 10, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis is seen over campers in the snow in Chugach mountain range, outside the town of Valdez, east of Anchorage April 21, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis is seen over the town of Hyvinkaa in southern Finland October 31, 2003.

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A photographer captures images of the Aurora Borealis Thursday, April 12, 2012, near an observatory outside Fairbanks, Alaska.

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The Aurora Australis over the Indian Ocean from The International Space Station, June 21, 2010.

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A general view of the Aurora Borealis near the city of Tromsoe in northern Norway January 25, 2012.

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A portion of the International Space Station is seen along with a view of the Midwestern United States with Aurora Borealis, September 29, 2011.

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The Aurora Borealis over the Chugach mountain range, east of Anchorage, Alaska, April 21, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis above Europe from the International Space Station, February 10, 2012.

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The Aurora Australis, April 25, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis is seen from Mile 7 on Beam Road above snow-covered tundras near Nome, Alaska March 10, 2012.

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The Aurora Borealis above Europe, March 28, 2012.

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The Aurora Australis over southern Australia in an image taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station, September 18, 2011.

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The Aurora Borealis are seen above the ash plume of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010.

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Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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