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In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights

Natural light display in the sky, predominantly seen in the high latitude regions.

In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
Tourists photograph the Northern Lights at lake Thingvellir, Iceland. (HALLDOR KOLBEINS/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
A full moon helps illuminate the Alaskan pipeline under the faint glow of the Aurora Borealis near Milne Point, Alaska. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky near the town of Kirkenes in northern Norway. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
Northern lights (aurora borealis) illuminate the sky over the snow covered beach of Flakstad, on Lofoten Islands, Arctic Circle. (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
Northern lights (aurora borealis) illuminated the sky over the snow covered beach of Unstad, on Lofoten Island, Arctic Circle. (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
This picture shows an Aurora borealis during the night in Lietzen, near Brandenburg, eastern Germany. (PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky in Erikslund village at Vaesternorrland County in Sweden. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
Northern lights (aurora borealis) illuminate the sky over the snow covered Fjord of Flakstad, on Lofoten Islands, Arctic Circle. (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning images of the Northern Lights
The Northern Lights, also known as 'Aurora borealis' flash across the sky above Unstad, a town know for being the world's most northern artic surf school . (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)