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Published:October 25th, 2011 13:18 EST
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Video: Northern Lights (Aurora) Greatest Show In The Universe

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A giant mass of plasma spat from the sun on Saturday morning hit the Earth Monday afternoon, causing an unusually colored light show that dazzled skywatchers.

Mother Nature`s majesty was on display following a corona mass ejection that hit the planet at approximately 2:00p.m. EDT on October 24, reported Spaceweather.com, a website dedicated to tracking solar wind, solar storms and other interstellar events." -Fox News

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The best show yesterday wasn`t on your plasma large screen TV or at your local movie theatre. Mother nature has the best show in the universe, and it`s free. Her special effects make those employed in Hollywood blockbusters look like a child holding a sparkler.

We are so myopic, so concerned with our petty problems that we don`t take time to consider and marvel at nature`s majesty. I`m glad that I was able to pull myself from the foolishness on the boob tube, and witness the majesty of the Northern Lights.

The heavenly spectacle left everyone, believer and agnostic, with a sense of awe and wonder. It was difficult to return to the mundane activities of my daily life after watching the Aurora light show.

If you missed the celestial show yesterday click this Fox News link to see a slide show, or watch the YouTube video.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/10/25/rare-northern-lights-paint-skies-across-north-america-deep-red/?test=faces#ixzz1boEg3lPa

http://youtu.be/Jx9p-RV2I5o

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