Imagine you are standing at a field at some remote location, when suddenly, the skies light up with moving green, twirling into shapes, a beautiful light that encompasses the whole sky above you. The Aurora Borealis is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere. That is the technical explanation, anyway. But to us humans, it's just one of the most beautiful things we can ever get lucky enough to see.
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