Here are 18 Photos & Videos Of The Beautiful Northern Lights Over Southern Alberta Last Night (Photo)


The gorgeous lights known as the aurora borealis lit up the skies across Calgary last night!

UBC astronomy professor Dr. Harvey Richer says the aurora happens due to a powerful wave of negatively charged particles from the sun hitting the planet, creating a solar flare.

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