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Northern Lights Illuminate Alberta As Aurora Borealis Takes Over U.K. Skies (TWEETS)

02/28/2014 02:16 EST | Updated 02/28/2014 03:59 EST

The year's largest solar flare sparked an opportunity for Canadians and others to gaze at some wondrous northern lights this week.

A photographer in eastern Alberta caught this one last night:

But social media really lit up for aurora displays over the U.K. and Ireland.

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Northern Lights Photos By Yuichi Takasaka