Northern Lights as seen from the countryside of rural Iowa in the wee hours of the morning, as captured by CNN ireport correspondent moonpeep.

Aurora Borealis puts on dazzling light show in northern hemisphere

The powerful X-class solar flare we’ve mentioned earlier in a blog post here on ZME Science finally reached Earth’s magnetic field on Saturday, three days after it spurred from the sun. No significant damage was reported, however the resulting geomagnetic storm put out a dazzling display for those lucky enough to find themselves in the northern hemisphere of the world at the time.

Photo by Image Editor.

Photo by Image Editor.

Thus, Northern lights have been sighted and captured on film by enthusiasts, keen on sharing the experience with those less fortunate, from as far as US northern states or northern Scotland. Below are a few such dazzling shots.

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