Chances are you've never seen the Northern Lights without their ethereal colored glow. UW-Madison's Suomi NPP satellite recently captured some images of the natural phenomenon that would easily be mistaken for a wispy set of clouds.
A few lucky locations around the world were treated to a relatively weak (compared to what you'd see during the winter months), but thrilling solar show, including Antarctica and New Hampshire.
Here's a peek at what it looked like from the ground:
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