MENU
      component-social-facebook_share_api-v2-01

      Northern Lights dazzle over Oregon skies

      Northern Lights shine over Crown Point. (Photo Courtesy: Frank George III)

      A solar storm that gave a glancing blow to the atmosphere Tuesday night triggered a majestic display of the Northern Lights.

      Frank George III was out at Crown Point in the Columbia River Gorge with his camera rolling when the skies lit up into green and red hues.

      Here is a second photo he snapped:



      Several other photographers were out across northern North America to see the display and posted their shots on Spaceweather.com, including this amazing shot from Bend:

      This may be my favorite #aurora shot of all from last night. Taken in Bend, OR via http://t.co/pzEQtMWjMJ pic.twitter.com/OuFa1zSWRz

      Eric Fisher (@ericfisher) October 2, 2013



      You can keep tabs on Spaceweather.com to know when future solar storms are in the offing.

      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER