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You may be able to see the aurora from the northern US and UK thanks to a solar storm – Business Insider Australia

The aurora – which is caused when charged solar particles strike Earth’s atmosphere – has already been seen in Alaska, Minnesota, and Washington.

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  • The Northern Lights were seen in parts of the United States early Wednesday morning.
  • Lights may be seen again in parts of the US and the UK on Wednesday night.
  • A solar storm caused by a coronal mass ejection is behind the aurora.
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A rare display of the northern lights was seen in parts of the United States on Wednesday morning and may continue through the night, thanks to a solar storm that struck the Earth’s atmosphere.
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