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, including this amazing shot from Bend:

This may be my favorite #aurora shot of all from last night. Taken in Bend, OR via

Eric Fisher (@ericfisher) October 2, 2013

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