Nightly News   |  January 27, 2012

Northern lights shimmer across night sky

The solar flare created a beautiful the aura borealis in Norway. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the greatest show on earth taking place in the northern sky every night this week. this is what it looks like in norway. the aurora borealis , visible from europe on over to new england, canada, the northern u.s. , all a result of the intense solar flare activity lately. this is the beautiful part of that solar storm . it has also, of course, impacted communications and aviation. just gorgeous.