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Northern Lights Dazzle Maine

IMAGE: An aurora glows over Sugarloaf Mountain
An aurora glows over Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine on Oct. 7, 2015.Sugarloaf Mountain

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The northern lights, or aurora borealis, put on a remarkable show over some parts of Maine last night for some lucky viewers. These pictures came from Sugarloaf Mountain where a dazzling green aurora filled the sky. The celestial phenomena, which occurs when solar particles collide, was visible much further south than usual last night.

Image: Aurora Borealis over Sugarloaf Mountain
The aurora borealis glows over Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine on Oct. 8, 2015Sugarloaf Mountain

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