Dazzling northern lights display over Minnesota

Aurora Borealis over Minnesota
Aurora Borealis over Minnesota

Credit: Stormchasingvideo.com

St. Cloud, MN. (CNN) – Stargazers were treated to an amazing celestial show in the skies above St. Cloud, Minnesota early Sunday.

The northern lights danced across the heavens in a dazzling display of vivid moving colors.

Scientists say a powerful geomagnetic storm caused this stunning panorama of the Aurora Borealis.

A powerful G2 Class Geomagnetic Storm impacted the earth overnight and created a vivid display of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights over central Minnesota.

This time lapse footage was shot between 3 AM and 4 AM just after the moon had set and before civil twilight that starts just after 4 AM. – Stormchasingvideo.com

More information about the northern lights from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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