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northern lights:

see aurora borealisaurora borealis
and aurora australis
, luminous display of various forms and colors seen in the night sky. The aurora borealis of the Northern Hemisphere is often called the northern lights, and the aurora australis of the Southern Hemisphere is known as the southern
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northern lights

[′nȯr·thərn ′līts]
(geophysics)

aurora borealis

The ghostly display of lights in the form of streamers, rays, arcs, bands, curtains, sheets or patches that seem to shimmer and flit across the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. These are most common in higher latitudes centering around magnetic poles. They are associated with magnetic storms on the sun, which appear as sunspots. Also called northern lights.
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