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DAVID HAY JONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID HAY JONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Aurora borealis or northern lights display. This pattern of light is caused by energetic charged particles from the Sun colliding with gas molecules in the upper atmosphere near the poles. Photographed over the village of Porjus which lies inside the Arctic Circle in Swedish Lapland.
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